Almost half of the world, Over three billion people live on less than 2.50 dollars a day in an average. Around 2.2 million children die each year because they are not immunized due to hunger. Hunger is one of the main effect of poverty and the cause of it, is death. In my opinion one of the reason for poverty is corruption which is widespread in almost all countries, only developed countries where level of corruption is low is able to successfully cope with poverty. Extreme global poverty is a problem that affects a large percentage of the world’s population and will continue to spread until no strict action is taken by their respected countries.
Childhood poverty is a serious issue across the world. For children, poverty is defined as the deprivation of necessary aspects of life such as, nutrition, health, water, education, or shelter. According to Unicef, 47 percent of those living in extreme poverty are 18 years old or younger which means that nearly 385 million children are living in poverty worldwide (based on data from 89 countries).This is a staggering result as this means that children account for almost half of the world’s extreme poor. According to the World Bank Group and Unicef, the youngest children are the worst off. More than one-fifth of children under the age of five in the developing countries face extreme poverty compared to 15% of 15-17 year old that live in poverty.It is appalling that children, as young as five years old are in danger.
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.
Victims still have to face the on going problems, government of Haiti gave no support to the people, more than 20% of the victims still left homeless.According to CNN report the Haitian Government had estimated the number of people who identified as dead between 217,000 to 230,000.Moreover, around 300,000 people were injured and 1,000,000 people were homeless. According to Human Rights Watch’s report, women of Haiti have to suffer from starvation to the point that they have to sell their bodies for
Most of the people in Africa live in poverty, approximately 70% of all the young South Africans must supply themselves and often their family, for under 2$ a day. But in South Africa, there actually is a smaller part of the inhabitants sitting on all Africa’s wealth. Just a few miles away from the slums, there is an opposite world, with locked gates and guards in front of the mansions where the wealthy people of South Africa lives. their fellow Africans are starving to death on the other site of the gates. So why will they not help them?
13,434 deaths were d to unsafe sanitation which also accounted for 2.6% of all deaths in South Africa in 2000. Having ineffectual and Incompetent access to safe water and/or sanitation services, synced with poorly skilled hygiene habitd, diminishes and disturbs thousands of children every day, which margins towards and edges society to approach to impoverishment and minimizes convinient opportunities for thousands more. In terms of both water and sanitation, Africa is far behind other areas of the world: across the continent, 327 million people lack access to safe drinking water while 565 million lack access to sanitation – 210 million more than in 1990. It has been predicted that at current amount of
Even though the number of hunger people in the world are fallen by nearly one third, but the levels of people do not enough food to eat still unacceptable also the conflict still spread and 2015 are the year that have high index of hunger. (ANDERSON, 2015) II. According to 2015 Global Hunger Index (GHI) Conflict is defined as “economy is reverse" and the main factor that causes almost 800 million people
Poverty itself is a major cause of hunger in sub-Saharan Africa. Many children and adults die due to lack of food and illness every year. This is a major issue concerning the world and it needs to be stopped so that people can live their life with no difficulties nor would they have to suffer from starvation or poverty. 1.3 For this study, the descriptive report was created through secondary research done online by visiting relevant websites related to the topic and collecting data and information reliable to hunger and poverty in Africa, then finally putting it together to form the final report. 1.4 Africa is known as one of the richest part of the world yet it is also the poorest region when it comes to hunger and poverty despite the natural wealth and aid flow.
Poverty has become a serious problem in most developing countries across the globe because of numerous factors such as natural disasters, poor leadership, war and ethnic strive. The Federal poverty chart revels that almost sixty percent of Nigeria’s population of more than one hundred and fifty million individuals are drastically poor (Osedar, 2006). According to (Nkwede, 2006) most poor people settle mainly in rural areas, which parenthetically is the basic reason for the rural-urban migration in Nigeria. Indubitably, as the youths from the rural areas move to the urban area in search of white collar jobs this has many ramifications on the administration and development of a cosmopolitan government. Such consequences for the rural-urban migration are over population of public space and an increased level of corruption.
But they could harvest only a half of the cultivation as the drought destroyed the rest. They suffer from the drought, food insecurity and debt as they cannot pay back the loans. The drought has affected 1000 of farmer families by completely disrupting their way of life. And plunging them into debt and uncertainty with livelihood sources fast shrinking and food insecurity rising. These people are in desperate need of assistance.