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HUNGER IS STALKING THE LAND

November 4, 2008

Pinoys 5th hungriest worldwide – Gallup

The Philippines ranked fifth in a recent global hunger survey, with four in 10 poor Filipinos going hungry in the last 12 months.

In its “Voice of the People” survey, Gallup International said 40 percent of the Filipino respondents were found to have experienced an empty stomach in late 2007 to the present.

The country landed in fifth place out of the 55 countries world­wide surveyed.

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