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famine
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
The conditions when at least 20 per cent of households in an area face extreme food shortages with a limited ability to cope; acute malnutrition rates exceed 30 per cent; and the death rate exceeds two persons per day per 10,000 persons.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39451.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39451
Broader Term
disasters
Narrower Term
Irish potato famine
Related Term
food deprivation
food supply chain
human nutrition
malnutrition
starvation
Spanish
hambruna
Term Number
39451