quinta-feira, 21 de janeiro de 2010

Haiti...As Verdades da Fome

Hunger Facts About Haiti:

  • Over 2 million people will need humanitarian relief, including food.

  • Even before the quake, Some 55 percent of Haiti's 9 million people lived below the poverty line of US$1 a day.

  • Only 50 percent of Haiti population has access to safe drinking water.

  • During 2008, high food and fuel prices triggered violent demonstrations and political upheaval.

  • In 2008, three hurricanes and one tropical storm struck Haiti, killing 800 people, destroying 27,000 homes and raising the general level of hunger

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