Read Chapter 29 in your textbook and discuss the following questions: Based on t
Read Chapter 29 in your textbook and discuss the following questions: Based on the definition of humanitarian crisis or emergency, do you consider the COVID-19 pandemic to be one? Justify your answer and comment on what type of crisis it is (i.e., man-made vs. natural; slow versus sudden onset). The COVID-19 pandemic has led to compromised food security and nutrition, placing 265 million people in low- and middle-income countries at risk of acute hunger. This is double the pre-pandemic prevalence of hunger (World Food Program, 2020; World Bank, 2021). How is the pandemic worsening food insecurity? Name at least one pathway. What groups are most vulnerable to the negative impacts of the pandemic on food security? https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-43739-2_29 Kiess, L., Aldern, N., de Pee, S., Bloem, M.W. (2017). Nutrition in Humanitarian Crises. In: de Pee, S., Taren, D., Bloem, M. (eds) Nutrition and Health in a Developing World. Nutrition and Health. Humana Press, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43739-2_29 less

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