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sathi akter
Aug 03, 2022
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Development work World Vision is actively promoting in Venezuela. At the same time, it also invites all walks of life to make joint efforts to help poor families and children return to normal life together with World Vision. From the perspective of World Vision, "do more and get more", what we get after giving is the abundant life of children. These abundant lives must be assisted and fulfilled, because this is the right that children should have. Under the economic figures, The invisible crisis of child hunger According to statistics from the bulk sms service United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the number of Venezuelan refugees has been soaring in recent years, accumulating more than 4.6 million in 2021, second only to Syria's 6.8 million. But why is there such a large refugee population in Central and South America, which is less affected by war and climate change? In fact, after a series of wrong social and economic policies in Venezuela, hyperinflation broke out in 2014. The people faced serious economic difficulties. In order to survive, people had to flee and become "economic refugees". Wide Editing Figure 1 Photo Credit: TNL Brand Studio From the perspective of economic figures, Venezuela’s economy has shrunk by 74% in the six years from 2014 to 2020, the unemployment rate is as high as 51%, and even 76.7% of the population is in extreme poverty (the daily living cost is less than 1.9 US dollars). . Earlier this year, World Vision launched an in-depth needs Survey in cooperation with local organizations in order to further understand the actual situation of Venezuelan households in terms of food security, nutrition and child protection. The results found that 70% of Venezuelan families are facing moderate hunger, and severe hunger causes 30% of children to have a height-to-age ratio lower than the average, which means that children cannot get enough nutrition, resulting in intellectual, physical and mental development. irreparable damage. In addition, the survey found that 20% of
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