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LET'S FIGHT HUNGER!

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Teresa Miller

on 1 April 2014

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HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP:
STATISTICS
BACKGROUND INFORMATION
-The state of weakness caused by the need of food

-For many people across the world, hunger lasts all day, every day

-When people do not have a sufficient amount of food, they lack the vital vitamins and minerals needed in order to function properly

-This extreme hunger and desperate need for food eventually leads to death


Information retrieved from: http://www.un.org/en/globalissues,
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hunger?s=t&path=/
What is Hunger?
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
-About 842 million people in the world do not eat enough to be healthy

-A third of all deaths in children (under the age of 5 years) are suffering from malnutrition

-By 2050, weather patterns could push another 24 million children into hunger

-Most of the world’s undernourished people are found in Southern Asia

-Hunger can be conquered in our lifetime


Information retrieved from: http://www.wfp.org/stories/10-hunger-facts-2014
THE PROBLEM
LET'S FIGHT WORLD HUNGER!
"IF WE CAN CONQUER SPACE, WE CAN CONQUER CHILDHOOD HUNGER."
-BUZZ ALDRIN
Did you know?
What's the Problem?
-The world is not running out of food

-World agriculture produces 17% more calories per person today than 30 years ago

-Despite our ability to produce food, many people in the world still do not have enough land to grow or money to buy a sufficient amount of food



Information retrieved from: http:/www.worldhunger.org/articles
Information retrieved from: http://www.fao.org/hunger/en/
Map retrieved from: http://cdn3.chartsbin.com/chartimages/l_3355_c355f6e1f6ca994d71751e262cbac939
-The WFP (World Food Program) is working to fight world hunger everyday

-Learn about the "Zero Hunger Challenge" and all the ways you can help end world hunger

-You can visit them at:
http://www.wfp.org/get-involved/ways-to-help
Images retrieved from:

http://icspac.net/hunger2.jpeg
http://news.psu.edu/sites/default/files/research/image/686.jpg
http://jewelsfablife.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Pak-kid.jpg
http://thinkloud65.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/hunger.jpg
http://i.huffpost.com/gen/49303/thumbs/s-HUNGRY-CHILD-large.jpg
http://parade.condenast.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/world-food-day_istock-ftr.jpg
http://www.devlishangelz.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/3951318500-2.png
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