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Scale of CrisisPlay
Emphasizes the severity and widespread impact of the food shortage on a population. SlideInternational organizations are addressing the famine that has affected millions.
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Humanitarian ContextPlay
Often associated with war, drought, or disaster, leading to humanitarian aid responses. SlideAid workers were deployed to alleviate the effects of famine.
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Historical EventsPlay
Famines can be historical markers, usually associated with tragedies and past suffering. SlideThe 1845 famine in Ireland is well-studied in history classes.