World Disasters Report, 2011

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This year’s World Disasters Report focuses on the global crisis of hunger and malnutrition. It analyzes the causes and impacts of food insecurity at the community, national, and international levels during and after emergencies, as well as from a longer term perspective.

The report, published by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, acknowledges that the issues of global food security, hunger, and malnutrition are complex. It examines the interrelatedness of food security and globalization processes, ranging from international trade to climate change and from water scarcity to scientific innovation.

The document can be downloaded from: www.ifrc.org/en/publications-and-reports/world-disasters-report

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