Hunger

2 May 2024 – Hunger highest since 2021 – SWS poll

Published by rudy Date posted on May 4, 2024
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14 Jul 2021 – 4.2 million Pinoys experience hunger in past 3 months – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on July 14, 2021

by Helen Flores (The Philippine Star), 14 Jul 2021 MANILA, Philippines — About 4.2 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months, the latest Social Weather Stations’ (SWS) survey showed.

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SWS: 4.2M families experienced hunger in last 3 months

Published by rudy Date posted on July 14, 2021

by INQUIRER RESEARCH INQ, 14 Jul 2021 Hunger incidence remained high, with 4.2 million Filipino families saying they experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.

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SWS survey: PH hunger rate climbs in new all-time high amid pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on July 2, 2021

By: Karl R. Ocampo – Reporter, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 2 Jul 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic hindered a lot of Filipinos from accessing food, which ultimately pushed the country’s average hunger rate in 2020 to reach an all-time high of 21.2 percent, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS)…

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Fewer hungry Pinoys in Q4 – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on December 17, 2020

by Helen Flores (The Philippine Star), 17 Dec 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Filipino families who experienced “involuntary hunger” dropped to 16 percent or about four million in the last quarter of the year, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said in its latest report.

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7.6 million families hungry in past 3 months, highest hunger rate since 2014 — SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on September 27, 2020

by Krissy Aguilar, Inquirer, 27 Sep 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Some 7.6 million Filipino households experienced involuntary hunger in the past three months, the highest hunger incidence since 2014, results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed Sunday.

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21 July 2020 – 1 out of 5 Pinoys have gone hungry in last 3 months, highest rate since 2014 – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on July 21, 2020

by Gabriel Pabico Lalu, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 21 Jul 2020 MANILA, Philippines — At least one out of every five Filipinos have experienced involuntary hunger in the past three months, according to recent survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS), the results of which were released Tuesday.

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59M Filipinos went hungry in 2017-19, says FAO

Published by rudy Date posted on July 16, 2020

31-PERCENT JUMP FROM 2014-2016 FIGURE By: Karl R. Ocampo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 16 Jul 2020 MANILA, Philippines — As many as 59 million Filipinos consider themselves food insecure between 2017 and 2019, a 31-percent jump from the 44.9-million figure between 2014 and 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.

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2018 hunger rate lowest in 15 years – SWS survey

Published by rudy Date posted on January 18, 2019

by Janvic Mateo with Alexis Romero, Edith Regalado, The Philippine Star, Jan 18, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Some 2.4 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2018, fewer than the estimated 3.1 million recorded by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) in the preceeding survey period.

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11.6 million Pinoy families consider themselves poor in Q4 — SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on January 13, 2019

by Janvic Mateo, The Philippine Star, Jan 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The number of Filipinos who consider their families poor went down to 11.6 million in the fourth quarter of last year, according to a recent survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS).

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Joblessness at 13-year low, but more people go hungry

Published by rudy Date posted on January 25, 2018

by Inquirer Research, Jan 25, 2018 Joblessness in the country fell to a 13-year low last December to 15.7 percent from 18.9 percent in September, a decline of 1.5 million adult Filipinos without jobs, results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed. The decline coincided with the 6.6 percent expansion of the gross domestic…

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Hunger level reaches record-low in June — SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on July 27, 2017

INQUIRER.net, Jul 27, 2017 The number of Filipino families experiencing involuntary hunger has gone down to 2.2 million, the lowest since 2004, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.

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Fewer hungry Filipino families in Q1 of 2017—SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on May 3, 2017

By: Yuji Vincent Gonzales, INQINQUIRER.net, May 03, 2017 Fewer Filipino families experienced hunger in the first quarter of 2017, according to a recent survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS).

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More Filipinos went hungry in last quarter of 2016

Published by rudy Date posted on January 24, 2017

By: Yuji Vincent Gonzales, INQINQUIRER.net, Jan. 24, 2017 More Filipinos experienced hunger in the last quarter of 2016, according to a latest survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS).

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Hunger steadies in 2016 — SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on January 24, 2017

By Ian Nicolas C. Cigaral, Businessworld, Jan. 24, 2017 THE PROPORTION of those who went hungry at least once in the last three months steadied from the preceding quarter and the past year, according to results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey that one analyst said bared “the gravity of the problem.”

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Involuntary hunger up by 13.7 percent – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on July 4, 2016

by Chito A. Chavez, July 4, 2016 (updated), http://www.mb.com.ph/involuntary-hunger-up-by-13-7-percent-sws/ A survey network said that the number of families that experienced involuntary hunger rose to 3.1 million in the first quarter of 2016, up from the previous quarter’s 2.6 million families.

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Fewer hungry Filipino families in Q4 of 2015

Published by rudy Date posted on January 12, 2016

The number of Filipino families who said they have experienced involuntary hunger due to lack of anything to eat has decreased by 900,000 households in the last quarter of 2015, the latest Social Weather Stations survey said.

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Self-rated hunger at 11-year low

Published by rudy Date posted on January 12, 2016

MANILA, Philippines – The number of Filipino families who experienced involuntary hunger dropped by almost a million in the last quarter of 2015, bringing the full-year average to its lowest in 11 years, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said in its latest poll.

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SWS: Hunger worsens in Q3

Published by rudy Date posted on November 3, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The number of Filipino families who experienced involuntary hunger rose to 3.5 million in the third quarter of the year, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) found in its latest survey.

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11.2M families still considered themselves poor in Q2 2015 – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on July 27, 2015

(Updated 8:50 a.m.) Some 11.2 million families or 51 percent of Filipino families considered themselves poor, according to a 2015 second quarter poll taken by the Social Weather Stations.

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800M still hungry and poor despite progress of millennium goals —UN

Published by rudy Date posted on July 7, 2015

LONDON – About 800 million people still live in dire poverty and suffer from hunger despite the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) being the most successful anti-poverty push in history, the UN said on Monday.

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The search for a national strategic plan against hunger in PH

Published by rudy Date posted on February 28, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – What hinders the Philippines from ending hunger and malnutrition? According to several civil society organizations, the apparent lack of a “clear-cut government policy on the right to adequate food” is pushing Filipinos deeper into the hunger trap. “The government’s lack of rights-based national food strategies that could have helped eradicate this dire…

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1 M fewer families went hungry in 2014 – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on January 24, 2015

About one million fewer families experienced hunger in the last quarter of 2014, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said in its latest survey. The survey found 17.2 percent of adult respondents (an estimated 3.8 million households) saying they have experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the fourth quarter of last year, lower than the…

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3.6M families went hungry in Q2 – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on July 30, 2014

There were fewer hungry families in the second quarter of 2014, with about 300,000 fewer families going hungry compared to the first quarter, according to a survey by pollster Social Weather Stations.

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1 M more hungry families – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on August 16, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – The number of Filipino families who experienced having nothing to eat at least once during the second quarter of the year rose by one million, according to a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.

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Hunger up in 2nd quarter as 4.9M households go hungry in June – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on August 15, 2013

Hunger, especially among the poor, rose in the second quarter of 2013 as 22.7 percent of respondents to a Social Weather Stations poll claimed to have experienced having nothing to eat in the last three months. This was equivalent to 4.9 million households going hungry.

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38 countries beat UN targets to reduce hunger

Published by rudy Date posted on June 16, 2013

ROME—Thirty-eight countries have beaten a UN-imposed deadline of 2015 to cut in half the proportion of hungry people. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Saturday recognized the 38 countries and urged those still working to meet the UN target to redouble efforts.

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UN launches initiative to achieve ‘zero hunger’ in Asia and the Pacific

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2013

29 April 2013 – The United Nations today launched the Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific, calling on governments, farmers, scientists, business, civil society and consumers to work together to end hunger in the region where the majority of the world’s undernourished people live.

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Aquino committed to addressing hunger and poverty–Palace

Published by rudy Date posted on January 8, 2013

Malacañang on Tuesday said the Aquino administration continues to address poverty incidence in the country as shown in the decline in the number of families who experienced hunger in 2012. “The Aquino administration remains committed to addressing hunger as a result of poverty,” said Palace Deputy Spokesman Abigail Valte in a statement.

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Fewer families go hungry

Published by rudy Date posted on January 7, 2013

HUNGER AMONG Filipino families fell to a one and a half-year low in December, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said in a new report, with an estimated one million households no longer having experienced lacking anything to eat.

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