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www.wfp.org/stories/what-causes-hunger

Nov 5, 2013 ... Climate and weather. Natural disasters such as floods, tropical storms and long periods of drought are on the increase -- with calamitous consequences for the hungry poor in developing countries. Drought is already one of the most common causes of food shortages in the world. In 2011, peristent lack of ...

www.bread.org/what-causes-hunger

Poverty is the main cause of hunger in the world. This is true in rich and poor countries alike. It is true no matter whether people live in urban or rural areas. Most people who are hungry are living in extreme poverty, defined as income of $1.25 per day or less. The largest group of people in the world in extreme poverty are ...

gcc.concernusa.org/hunger/top-5-causes-of-hunger

Oct 21, 2011 ... We asked readers, Facebook fans, and fellow tweeters what they believed was the greatest cause of hunger. There's enough food for all of us, every single human being, to eliminate world hunger. We are capable of producing enough food for everyone to receive adequate nutrition. Yet, nearly 1 billion ...

eschooltoday.com/hunger-and-malnutrition/causes-of-hunger.html

Floods, storms, rains, droughts, heat and other extreme weather can cause communities a lot of destruction and wipe away farms. Some of these communities never recover fully again and begin to face many years of hardship. Drought is now the single most common cause of food shortages in the world. In 2011, recurrent ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-berg/the-true-causes-of-world-hunger_b_7345204.html

May 27, 2015 ... In neither India nor the U.S. is hunger caused by a scarcity of food. It's obviously the case that if nations have enough food to export vast amounts of it, they have enough food to feed their own people. The main cause of food deprivation in both countries is the inability of mass numbers of people to either ...

www.npr.org/2005/11/22/5021812/q-a-the-causes-behind-hunger-in-america

Nov 22, 2005 ... More than 13 million families in 2004 were unable at times to buy the food they needed. Finances are so strained with 5 million families that one or more members goes hungry as a result. Economic geographer Amy Glasmeier talks about the phenomenon of hunger in America.

www.uniteforsight.org/hunger/module2

Every day, over 1 billion people go hungry. The cost of food is a constant concern for impoverished people in developing nations, as they spend 50-80% of their budget on food.(1) Poverty is the principal cause of hunger. In 2008, the World Bank estimated that nearly 1.4 billion people in developing nations live on less than ...

www.globalissues.org/article/7/causes-of-hunger-are-related-to-poverty

In a world of plenty, a huge number go hungry. Hunger is more than just the result of food production and meeting demands. The causes of hunger are related to the causes of poverty. One of the major causes of hunger is poverty itself. The various issues discussed throughout this site about poverty lead to people being ...

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One of the main causes of hunger is poverty–lack of purchasing power and access to resources. Worldwide, 1.3 billion people live on less than US$1 per day. Nearly one-third of the people in developing countries are poor; the figure rises to 70 to 80 percent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa. Poverty is linked not only ...