Desperate bankers called in their loans, but farmers had no money to pay them and foreclosures and bankruptcy sales became daily events. Most of families were facing lots of great challenge of their lives, jobs and money problems. At that time, everyone was in desperate need of money. There are a lot of agricultural products that can 't be sold out and can only be reduced to suitable with the environment and the needs of the self, so the excessive agricultural production and agricultural prices fell. Farmers’ incomes fell, the farmers went bankrupt.
So, this made people die of hunger and lose weight. Some children left their families to go serve their country. The number of sick people increased because they got sick from tuberculosis or pneumonia and other diseases that spread from lack of food or medications. The people died from the disease or they committed suicide because they did not know what to do with their life because they were unemployed and living on the streets and were starving. The people that were living in the streets were now robbing stores and anything on the site that they could eat or use because they could not feed their family and did not have the money or a job.
Facing plummeting demand with few alternate sources of jobs, areas dependent on primary sector industries such as farming, mining and logging suffered the most. The Depression caused many farmers to lose their farms. At the same time, years of erosion and a drought created the “Dust Bowl” in the Midwest, where no crops could grow. Thousands of these farmers and other unemployed workers looked for work in California. Many ended up living as homeless “hobos” or in shantytowns called “Hoovervilles," named after then-President Herbert Hoover.
In the absence of forest cover on the watersheds, severe floods sometimes occur. During 2001 several villages were swept away because of high rainfall and flash floods of the sandy streams. About 34 percent of the total country’s population lives in Dry Zone and population pressure, landlessness and further fragmentation of land – lack of alternative job opportunities; acquire more and more land leading to an extremely skew farm size
Many people, mainly children dying of malnutrition, around 58% of children in Burundi, suffer from malnutrition (Bloemen, 2013). The Civil War in 1993 is the main reason why so many innocent people have nothing to eat in Burundi. Due to this war, a large amount of Burundians, are unable to produce and farm their own food (Pike, 2016). This issue has been ongoing for the past fifteen years. (Frank, 2015) Every day, you have to see at least one person begging for money, or food, and basic human necessities.
Groceries stores are constantly throwing out food that looks bad, or have passed the expiration date. But most of the time expiration dates aren’t very accurate. Then grocery retailers end up throwing away food that is perfectly fine. 10 million tons of food is lost yearly because farmers throw away crops that have imperfections or don’t look good. But farmers really don’t have a choice in the matter, the picky consumers of today force farmers to conform.
Causes of poverty Poverty is a severe shortage of food resources as a result of a malfunction in one of the conditions or factors that produce food, leading to the spread of famine and the consequent deaths and the spread of epidemics and diseases. these famines moving from one place to another every few years as a result of changing climatic conditions puts many developing countries in grave danger, especially that most of the population suffer from poor nutrition due to lack of food resources(wekpidea,2011). The availability of food and goods is a natural right of any living being, whether human or animal, or even a plant! It is one of the gifts given us by God and no person has the right to take it off or controls it. But as usual imposed in our world is far from being a human reality,
The townspeople are suffering greatly due to the lack of food resulting in many deaths and that is what made them contribute to the revolution. Many people in Russia such as soldiers and townspeople are anguished with how there is simply not enough supplies to support themselves resulting in hardship and
The Great Depression, the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world was at its lowest point in 1933, the beginning of the book. Over 15 million Americans were unemployed, and half of the country's banks had failed, malnutrition was a big problem for children due to their parents not being able to afford food for them, and many families were evicted from the houses or lands that they lived on. During this period, most African Americans worked on farms that were owned by white landowners and lived in rural areas. While life before the Great Depression was already arduous for African Americans, their living conditions worsened due to the fact that the farmers they worked for lost their land. As previously mentioned, food prices had deflated causing farmers to not be able to make a profit off of their land.