- Oldnordisk: Sammensat begreb af sult og nød.
Mangel på føde, mad som skaber underernæring med
Årsagerne til hungersnød kan være krige, inflation, klimaforandringer herunder
tørke, ringe eller fejlslagen
høstudbytte, epidimier og politisk samt økonomisk
- 2017 Global Hunger Index. International Food Policy Research
The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is designed to comprehensively
measure and track hunger globally and by country and region.
Calculated each year by the International Food Policy Research
Institute (IFPRI), the GHI highlights successes and failures in
hunger reduction and provides insights into the drivers of hunger.
By raising awareness and understanding of regional and country
differences in hunger, the GHI aims to trigger actions to reduce
On February 20, 2017, the world awoke to a headline that should
have never come about: Famine had been declared in parts of South
Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six
years. This was on top of imminent famine warnings in northern
Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen, putting a total of 20 million people
at risk of starvation. The formal famine declaration in South Sudan
meant that people were already dying of hunger. Meanwhile,
Venezuela's political turmoil created massive food shortages in
both the city and countryside, leaving millions without enough to
eat in a region that, overall, has low levels of hunger. As the
crisis there escalated and food prices soared, the poor were the
first to suffer.
- Hungersnød 2018-2019
Afghanistan ; Bangladesh ; Burundi ; Cameroon ; Congo DRC ;
Ethiopien ; Haiti ; Irak ; Kenya ; Malawi ; Pakistan ; Somalia ;
Sudan ; Sydafrika ; Sydsudan ; Syrien ; Uganda ; Yemen og
- FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO. 2018. The State of Food
Security and Nutrition in the World 2018. Building climate
resilience for food security and nutrition. Rome, FAO.
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