·         Nearly One billion people in the world are hungry
·         That means one in seven people are suffering from hunger


·         Hunger and malnutrition are the number one risk to health worldwide. Each year the death toll exceeds that of AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined.
·         Every day, nearly 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes.


·         That’s one child died in every five seconds


·         Approximately 60% of the chronically hungry are women, and one-fifth are under the age of five

Source: Global Food Banking Network

Graphic: go.asia

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