Famine is in the news these days, sadly, and you may be wondering: What exactly is a famine and what can we do to stop it?
What do words like “food insecurity” and “famine” actually mean? Our graphic below explains. And when it comes to hunger, understanding is action. If we know what these words mean in human terms, we feel more motivated to help.
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