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close this bookDisaster Economics - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 88 p.)
close this folderPART 2: ALTERNATIVE DISASTER SCENARIOS (1 hour)
View the document(introduction...)
View the document19 LEARNING OBJECTIVES - PART 2
View the document20 GENERAL MULTI-SECTORAL DISASTER
View the document21 QUESTIONS
View the document22 DISASTERS CAUSED BY ECONOMIC MISMANAGEMENT
View the document23 STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT STRATEGIES
View the document24 STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PLANNING GUIDE
View the document25 SOME POLICY TARGETS IN STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT
View the document26 DISPLACED POPULATIONS AND REFUGEES
View the document27 STRATEGIES TO SETTLE PEOPLE
View the document28 DISASTERS RESULTING FROM FOOD INSECURITY
View the document29 KEY QUESTIONS FOR POLICY REVIEW
View the document30 DISASTERS INVOLVING ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES
View the document31 THE CASE OF THE MALDIVES
View the document32 THE ALTERNATIVES
View the document33 THE ALTERNATIVES (continued)
View the document34 SUMMARY

28 DISASTERS RESULTING FROM FOOD INSECURITY


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Use this overhead to discuss the concept of food security and disasters resulting from food insecurity. Review the FAO definition in the module and then discuss each of the consequences above. If participants have experience in food security disasters ask them to review and critique the list, adding their own thoughts.

· inadequate price and trade regime
· inadequate domestic production
· insufficient foreign exchange to purchase imports
· relief food is not long-term solution
· household income levels inadequate for market prices
· hidden pockets of vulnerability