92% of hunger-related deaths worldwide in 2004 were associated with chronic hunger


“Only 8% of hunger-related deaths worldwide in 2004 were caused by humanitarian emergencies,; 92% were associated with chronic or recurring hunger and malnutrition.”

Source¨ Christopher B. Barrett, Measuring Food Insecurity, Science 327, 825 (2010) 827 [verified 4/15/14]

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