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Environmental
Thesaurus
famine
Definition

A severe shortage of food, as through crop failure or over population. It may be due to poor harvests following drought, floods, earthquake, war, social conflict, etc.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/3120