How is food security affected during a calamity ?

0 votes
1 view
asked Aug 13, 2018 in Class IX Social Science by aditya23 (-1,733 points)

Please log in or register to answer this question.

1 Answer

0 votes
answered Aug 13, 2018 by muskan15 (-3,338 points)
(i) Due to a natural calamity, total production of foodgrains decreases.

(ii) It creates a shortage of food in the affected area.

(iii) Due to shortage of food, the prices go up.

(iv) At higher prices, some people cannot afford to buy food.

(v) If such a calamity occurs in a widespread area, it may cause a situation of starvation.

(vi) A massive situation of starvation might turn into a famine.

Related questions

0 votes
1 answer