Hunger, one of the main problems the world is facing which is connected to “Global Financial Crisis”. But before we proceed to our main topic, let us first discuss what hunger is.
We all know that nowadays, hunger is very common to our everyday life. We feel hunger not only to our basic needs like water, food, shelter but also to the other things that are present here on earth. Due to the global crisis at present, hunger became one of the major problems today. The main cause is poverty which is the outcome of the different factors like unemployment, graft and corruption, natural calamities, drug addiction, human trafficking, out of school youth, high prices of commodity, and big population. So the problem of hunger if cannot be solved will be the cause of death. Can it really be solved?
It is a feeling experience when one has a desire to eat. In the Oxford English dictionary 1971 hunger is a term which has three meanings the uneasy or painful sensation caused by want of food; craving appetite. It is also the exhausted condition caused by want of food the want or scarcity of food in a country a strong desire or craving.
Hunger is felt when you lack food consumption, defined as a feeling of wanting or desire to eat. Hunger, if not stop or aided, may result to death. Based on bread.org, in every 5 seconds, 1 child dies which results to 16,000 per day and there are 840 million people who are malnourished and it’s all because of hunger. It can also affect and increase animals, including humans, behavior and activities. For example, (based on Wikipedia.com) a starving spider in an experiment shows behavioral response increase such as predation because of hunger. Hunger may also be associated to malnutrition. We felt hunger because we lack food intake, lack of food meaning not enough nutrients for the body, which results to being malnourished.
Hunger is the most popular dilemma in our world that all of us should penetrate that hunger anywhere affect all people everywhere and anywhere that we are all entangled in the problem of hunger, and that there are specific action that can be taken by each of us to achieved the world free from hunger. The lessons should instill in us a sense of caring and commitment toward their fellow human being and it should show to the whole world that each of us have an important roles to play in fighting hunger for not only for ourselves ,for our families ,for our community but in the whole world. The bridge to present these messages is through specific action that we can take to help end hunger and that how we can all be heroes to help end hunger.