Needs Are Growing

Mother and child

Developing World Natural Disasters (5 year lagged moving averages)
EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

In 2012 alone, 124.5 million people were affected by droughts, floods, hurricanes and other natural disasters.

Today, 842 million people are chronically undernourished—nearly three times the population of the U.S.

Over the past thirty years, the number of disasters worldwide has risen drastically. This past year alone, the United States responded to 52 disasters and complex crises.

Hunger Map 2013
U.N. World Food Program

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Last updated: March 05, 2014

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