Archive for May, 2014

How many people die each minute from starvation?

Posted in Uncategorized on May 16, 2014 by April Sky

Factchecking @InjusticeFacts

Tweet:  Every minute 18 people die of starvation in the world
Verdict: Mostly True

By Asmaa Al-Hameli
Zayed University journalism student

Injustice Facts has published this tweet regarding hunger starvation rates in the world at least three times. We found different statistics from different world-hunger organizations.

David Bull, chief executive officer of UNICEF in the UK, directed us to a hunger statistic provided by the World Food Programme to check the veracity of this tweet. An article released by WFP on Jan. 24, 2007, said that hunger kills 25,000 people a day.

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) estimated that around 925 million people were undernourished in 2010 compared to 840 in 2007.

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Tell Shell to stop Gazprom before it’s too late | Greenpeace International

Posted in Uncategorized on May 1, 2014 by April Sky