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"A Time of Trouble,
Such as Never Was
Since There Was a Nation"
Signs that Mark the "Time of the End"
1914 Changed the
"Except those days should be shortened,
no flesh be saved"
"Except those days should be shortened,
there should no flesh be saved"
Isa 25:6 And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts
make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines
on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the
lees well refined.
Isa 25:7 And he will destroy in this mountain the face of
the covering cast over all people, and the veil that is
spread over all nations.
Isa 25:8 He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord
GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke
of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for
the LORD hath spoken it.
Isa 25:9 And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our
God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is
the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and
rejoice in his salvation.
Every day around 24,000 people die directly from hunger or
hunger related diseases..
The world hunger problem: Facts, figures and statistics
In the Asian, African and Latin American countries, well over
500 million people are living in what the World Bank has called
Every year 15 million children die of hunger
For the price of one missile, a school full of hungry children
could eat lunch every day for 5 years
Throughout the 1990's more than 100 million children will die
from illness and starvation. Those 100 million deaths could be
prevented for the price of ten Stealth bombers, or what the
world spends on its military in two days!
The World Health Organization estimates that one-third of the
world is well-fed, one-third is under-fed one-third is starving-
Since you've entered this site at least 200 people have died of
starvation. Over 4 million will die this year.
One in twelve people worldwide is malnourished, including 160
million children under the age of 5.
United Nations Food and Agriculture
The Indian subcontinent has nearly half the world's hungry
people. Africa and the rest of Asia together have approximately
40%, and the remaining hungry people are found in Latin America
and other parts of the world. Hunger in Global Economy
Nearly one in four people, 1.3 billion - a majority of humanity
- live on less than $1 per day, while the world's 358
billionaires have assets exceeding the combined annual incomes
of countries with 45 percent of the world's people. UNICEF
3 billion people in the world today struggle to survive on
In 1994 the Urban Institute in Washington DC estimated that one
out of 6 elderly people in the U.S. has an inadequate diet.
In the U.S. hunger and race are related. In 1991 46% of
African-American children were chronically hungry, and 40% of
Latino children were chronically hungry compared to 16% of white
The infant mortality rate is closely linked to inadequate
nutrition among pregnant women. The U.S. ranks 23rd among
industrial nations in infant mortality. African-American infants
die at nearly twice the rate of white infants.
One out of every eight children under the age of twelve in the
U.S. goes to bed hungry every night.
Half of all children under five years of age in South Asia and
one third of those in sub-Saharan Africa are malnourished.
In 1997 alone, the lives of at least 300,000 young children were
saved by vitamin A supplementation programs in developing
Malnutrition is implicated in more than half of all child deaths
worldwide - a proportion unmatched by any infectious disease
since the Black Death
About 183 million children weigh less than they should for their
To satisfy the world's sanitation and food requirements would
cost only US$13 billion- what the people of the United States
and the European Union spend on perfume each year.
The assets of the world's three richest men are more than the
combined GNP of all the least developed countries on the planet.
Every 3.6 seconds someone dies of hunger
It is estimated that some 800 million people in the world suffer
from hunger and malnutrition, about 100 times as many as those
who actually die from it each year.