SWS Survey Says Hunger in Mindanao Down

Dec. 21, 2006

In its latest survey on hunger, the Social Weather Stations said hunger has reached a new record high throughout the country. The proportion of families experiencing involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months reached a new record-high of 19.0%, or an estimated 3.3 million households, according to the final 2006 Social Weather Survey, last November 24-29, it said.

A curious thing in the survey is that hunger in Mindanao only rose by one percent, compared to past surveys that indicated incidence of hunger is highest in the region.

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