What the statistics data shows
According the data received of humanitarian organizations such as CRAC-GRN about 24,000 people die every day from hunger or causes hunger. Of these, 74% are children under 5 years. This means that every four seconds a child dies from hunger. More than 800 million people worldwide suffer from malnutrition, 200 million of whom are children. The richest one-fifth of the world consumes 86% of all goods and services, while the poorest fifth - 1%. Of the 6 billion people on Earth, 1.2 billion live on an income of less than 2 euro per day. 2.4 billion people live without basic sanitation, 900 million people have practically no access to health care.
According to the last CRAC-GRN researches, Africa ranks last in the world in life expectancy, level of education and income. About 600 million adults Africans live in sub-Saharan Africa, where is the Sahel area too, half of whom receive less than 1 euro and 30 cents a day. One of six children dies before their fifth year. Only half of adults are literate.
According to a recent report by the British government, more than 12 million children south of the Sahara including the area of Sahel, are orphaned due to the death of their parents from AIDS. By 2010 this number is expected to increase to 43 million. For example, in Niger - one of the poorest countries in the world - official statistics showed that about 2 million children have been orphaned because of the AIDS epidemic. In some countries, life expectancy has fallen to 30 years. Only half of children in the southern half of Africa to one year old are immunized against diphtheria, tuberculosis, tetanus, polio and measles. In Sierra Leone, only 32% of adults can read.
For example - African man from the southern half of the continent live 30 years less than a person in developed countries. 36 million adult people in the world infected with HIV, half of them lives in the poorest regions of Africa, such as Sahel. Currently there are 18 military conflicts, many of which were torched by Western countries for their economic interests.