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domingo, outubro 16, 2005

Fome: 6 milhões de mortos/ano e a subir

13 October 2005 – Away from the media glare of immediate mass disasters, more than 6 million people have already died this year from the little-noticed chronic disaster of hunger and related diseases, the head of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned in an appeal to the global community to act now.
“Few people realize that hunger and related diseases still claim more lives than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. What is worse, the number of chronically hungry is on the rise again, after decades of progress. We're losing ground,” he added

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