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Global military expenditures exceeded $800 billion in 2003. Only $100 billion is required to meet the Millennium Development Goals.

Millennium Campaign

More than 1 billion people around the world live in extreme poverty, surviving on less than one dollar a day.

Millennium Promise

Worldwide, more than 800 million people go to bed hungry every night.

Millennium Promise

Every 30 seconds, an African child dies of malaria.

Millennium Promise

Every year, more than 10 million children die before their fifth birthday from completely preventable diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia.

Millennium Promise

20,000 people die every day because they are too poor to stay alive.

Millennium Promise

115 million school-aged children are not in school: 56 percent of them girls and 94 percent of them in developing countries.

World Health Organization

There are almost 300 million acute cases of malaria in each, 90 percent of them in tropical Africa.

World Health Organization

Every day, 8000 people died from AIDS-related conditions.

World Health Organization

3.4 million people die each year because they lack access to safe drinking water.

World Health Organization