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Preferred Term:

famine

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.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39451
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