How is food security affected during a calamity?

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How is food security affected during a calamity?
Answer:

  • Due to a natural calamity, total production of foodgrains decreases.
  • It creates a shortage of food in the affected area.
  • Due to shortage of food, the prices go up.
  • At higher prices, some people cannot afford to buy food.
  • If such a calamity occurs in a widespread area, it may cause a situation of starvation.
  • A massive situation of starvation might turn into a famine.