Posts Tagged ‘famine’

Top ten countries affected by hunger

Top ten countries affected by hunger

Top ten countries affected by hunger

Millions of people worldwide fight the hunger every day. Many countries are affected by poverty and famine for years and the situation is not improving. The top ten countries affected by hunger are:

Somalia – in July United Nation declared famine in Somalia. Is estimated that more than 1.5 million Somalis are affected by hunger and move across the country in search for food and health care. (more…)

World’s worst natural disasters

World’s worst natural disasters

World’s worst natural disasters

The mankind has seen many awful natural disasters throughout the history. These disasters took thousands of lives but some of them killed even millions. These are the worst natural disasters in the known history:

– The “Black Death” (the bubonic plague) killed approximately 25 million people from Europe, Asia and North Africa between 1347 and 1350.

– The deadliest earthquake ever hit the eastern Mediterranean in 1201 killing more than 1 million people in Egypt and Syria. (more…)