8TV- Official Media Partner for 30-Hour Famine 2012
(Kuala Lumpur, March 19) hunger is the world's number one killer, the numbers of deaths due to hunger than the number of deaths due to AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. In 2010, the world 900 million of 25 million people into hunger, of which 500 million 78 million from the Asia-Pacific region, and another 200 million $ 39 million were from sub-Saharan Africa. In other words, 70 million total population, approximately 13.1% of the hungry, in every seven individuals of which one is hungry. *
Hungry of the world's population has never seen since the great improvement in the next few years it is difficult to be improved. According to Oxfam (the Oxfam) planted a better future, "the report pointed out that to 2050, even though food production due to natural resource depletion and severe climate change, while the sharp drop in global demand for food will continue to be pushed to the percentage of between 50-70.
In such difficult circumstances, many poor families increasingly difficult to feed the child, child a meal can not afford. People dwellers truth is, every year six million children die of hunger; every six seconds there is a children starve to death. When you read this article, there are 20 children died of malnutrition, hunger or famine.
No worries about food shortages in Malaysia, many people do not realize the seriousness of the raging global hunger. World Vision Malaysia, a child-focused international humanitarian organization supported by all walks of life, year-round organized by the 30-Hour Famine to raise funds & awareness and education activities, aimed at raising the concern of the people of Malaysia on the global hunger crisis.
International 30-Hour Famine, World Vision initiated and organized in 15 countries around the world every year attracts many young people's participation. Hunger focus on 30 topics are related to issues of socio-economic impact on the global poverty-stricken masses. Through this event, hope to improve the participants and the general public focus on global issues, and inspire them to action, to lend a helping hand to the suffering group.
Participants for the event to raise funds for activities during the fasting for 30 hours. Fasting moment, the organizers will arrange a series of programs to deepen the participants' knowledge and understanding of important issues.
This year, 30-Hour Famine theme as the hunger crisis, the intention is to emphasize the seriousness of the continued spread of global hunger disaster. Organizers called on people to 30 fifth anniversary of the activities and actions in support of hunger, adding "you Tong OK hunger is no longer" the ranks.
Liu Dongyuan, president of World Vision Malaysia, said: "any distress and difficult situation, children are always the most vulnerable group. Sadly, they do not even have the ability to win little attention for their own complaints, our responsibility is for their battle of words. "
As poverty relief organizations concerned about the well-being of children up to 60 years, World Vision will know that poverty is the cause of children and communities caught in the main cause of hunger. The fight against global hunger requires the full cooperation of every level: from the grassroots people, the government institutions up to international decision-making unit, so that we can total eradication of hunger and poverty through hunger 30 source. "
Malaysia 15th anniversary of the World Vision goodwill ambassador for Lee Hom connection to the video site, 30 fifth anniversary of the hunger Launching prelude. Wang Lee Hom will also attend the final countdown of the August 30-Hour Famine activities.
The organizers hope this year's 30-Hour Famine to raise 1.8 million ringgit to support World Vision and local welfare organizations, domestic and international poverty alleviation rescue plan. This year, hunger, 30 funds raised will benefit the following programs: Chinese of Liping water system construction plan, Mongolia's poor and vulnerable families nutritional supplements program, Myanmar, high dang child development program, the more the the Nan Batuo improvement programs of community health centers, Indian Basa Ti nutrition programs, the local plan such as the home of the Sin Chew Daily Qingping Le Beautiful Gate Disabled Care Centre, Perak basic farming development plan, and children in Sabah, food and nutrition programs.
2012 30-Hour Famine is estimated to be running the 160 through the nationwide DIY Famine, attracting the participation of up to 20,000. On August 5, 2012 (Sunday), 30-Hour Famine Countdown the Selangor 沙亚南默拉 Sukarnoputri Stadium (Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam, Selangor) held within the national hunger warriors gathered countdown and common solutions to hunger.
In addition to the 30-Hour Famine, World Vision Malaysia will organize a hunger action for children eight hours. This mini camp is open to children under the age of 12 to participate in eight hours of fasting, is aimed at children from an early age to begin developing the civic awareness and social responsibility, to learn the needs of caring for others.
Interested in participating in this year's 30-Hour Famine friends can to browse www.worldvision.com.my / famine or call to learn more details to 03-78806414.
30-Hour Famine is jointly organized by World Vision Malaysia, Sin Chew Daily and elite universities in Malaysia, the designated media partner for the Eight Dimensions , MY FM and the MIX FM.
Galaxy Group Limited and Parkson Retail Group Limited is the main sponsor of this year's 30-Hour Famine, and other sponsors also include the Biogreen & Siyuan organic, the Fireworks Solutions Sdn Bhd, and, Massimo, Thumbprints Utd Sdn Bhd, and the V-Soy.