How is food security affected during a calamity?
- 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.