Food Insecurity is a Climate Issue

Climate Change Food Insecurity Health Social Equity

May 28th is World Hunger Day and as natural disasters increase, wars rage, inflation spikes, more and more people are facing food scarcities.

THE FACTS by The Hunger Project

  • 6 out of 10 - People facing acute food insecurity are in countries plagued by conflict. 
  • 811 million - People are chronically undernourished.  
  • 80%  - of the world's hungry live in areas prone to natural disasters and extreme weather 
  • 2.4 billion - People do not have sufficient access to healthy food.  

As global populations grow the amount of food waste is of great concern as well as the amount of water needed to produce the food we eat. According to The World Counts:

Here in the United States food banks are facing shortages and people are having to make choices between gas for their car or food for their family.  

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