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1 Explain the differences and similarities among the following terms: famine, starvation, malnutrition, undernutrition, and chronic persistent hunger Page # 1

2 Famine An increase in the number of deaths in a region due to starvation and related diseases that are caused by food shortage. Berhane, Daniel. ̋Somalia’s Famine to expand [Forecasted map and scenario] ̋ 22 July The Truth Lies Between the Extremes. Online: danielberhane.com. 13 November 2012.

3 Starvation The most extreme form of hunger. The body wastes away as tissues are broken down to provide energy and protein. Shrivastava, Arun. ̋Starvation deaths in the Indian state of Bihar ̋. 17 January Salem-News. Online: salem-news.com. 13 November 2012.salem-news.com

4 Malnutrition General term that suggests people´s health is being damaged by a diet that does not meet their needs. Includes undernutrition and overnutrition?? Hartman, Pat. ̋Add Fat, Sugar, Salt, Sugar, and Fat. Repeat ̋. 8 July Childhood Obesity News. Online: childhoodobesitynews.com. 13 November 2012.childhoodobesitynews.com

5 Undernutrition A person is not getting enough of some nutrient. Food and Agriculture Organization. ̋Map shows the food supply gap between rich and poor countries ̋. 9 December Food and Agriculture Organization. Online: 13 November 2012.

6 Chronic Persistent Hunger Any form of undernutrition for an extended period of time. At times the very old and the very young may die, through immune suppression, of disease such as measles or dysentery. France24.̋ 'Little to rejoice about' on World Food Day, UN envoy says ̋.12 October 2010, France24. Online: 13 November 2012.www.france24.com


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