Action Against Hunger Wins Award in MetaFest 2008
Action Against Hunger was selected as the "Short - Short Award" winner in MetaFest 2008 for its work World Water Day.
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Presented by MetaCafe and curated by Microcinema International, MetaFest is a juried online and offline film festival exhibiting the best in international creative and contemporary short-form video entertainment.
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Providing Access to Safe Water
Today some 1.1 billion people have insufficient access to clean drinking water. A startling 2.6 billion people lack proper sanitation. Water-borne illnesses account for some 80% of all communicable diseases, and play a major role in generating malnutrition.
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Facts about Hunger
925 million people suffer from hunger and malnutrition around the world.
Malnutrition affects 32.5% of children in developing countries.
1 out of every 6 infants are born with low birth weight due to undernutrition among pregnant women in developing countries.
1 out of every 3 people in developing countries are affected by vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
Hunger is number one on the list of the world's top 10 health risks. It kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined.