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The 1998 flood and household food security

Carlo Del Ninno

The 1998 flood and household food security

evidence from rural Bangladesh

by Carlo Del Ninno

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Published by Food Management & Research Support Project, Ministry of Food, Govt. of People"s Republic of Bangladesh, International Food Policy Research Institute in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Food relief -- Bangladesh.,
    • Food supply -- Bangladesh.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCarlo Del Ninno, Dilip K. Roy.
      ContributionsRoy, Dilip Kumar., Food Management & Research Support Project (Bangladesh)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2004/62021 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination99 p.
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3709911M
      LC Control Number2003307316

      These differences could lead to a slight upward bias in the estimation of food insecurity without hunger in Indo-Caribbeans with an equivalent bias in the estimation of food insecurity with hunger in the Afro-Caribbean group. Journal of Nutrition. In previous reports, there was some evidence of differential functioning of the 'balanced meal' item according to ethnic group, with Indo-Caribbean respondents giving responses indicative of a lower relative severity for this item [ 78 ]. The region is divided in to two zones Gog and Itang Zone sloping westwards with an altitude ofmetres above sea-level and an average temperature of oC. In the classification for adults, food insecurity was slightly less frequent overall in subjects of Indo-Caribbean ethnicity compared to Afro-Caribbean odds ratio 0.

      Furthermore it is important to minimize external risks such as natural disaster and climate change, price volatility, conflicts or epidemics through activities and implementations improving the resilience of households. Meanwhile, as an additional response to the effects of the flood, the DPPC allocated some cartons of biscuits as well as 35 rolls of plastic sheeting to be used for the construction of temporary shelters by those who have lost their homes. The use of a self-administered questionnaire format led to a higher frequency of item-non-response than in interview administration of similar items, but we addressed this by using recommended methods for imputing missing values. Well the answer to this requires consideration of both the physical landscape and conditions of the country and the impact of its population. That includes food, income and economic resources.

      There are few developed water sources and many are highly polluted; hence, most of the human diseases in the region are reportedly waterborne. At the household level, food security refers to the ability of the household to secure, either from its own production or through purchases, adequate food for meeting the dietary needs of all members of the household. Department of Agriculture and Colorado Counties Cooperating Google Scholar Few R Flooding, vulnerability and coping strategies: local responses to a global threat. A significant problem that will arise from the current cropping season is that delayed plantings will be exposed to moisture stress which will ultimately reduce overall crop yield.


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So what are these positive effects of flooding? That includes food, income and economic resources. If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form.

Communications became difficult, with shopping impossible in the main port, as well as roads and railways having been swept away making the distribution of aid and the rescue operation very difficult; The effects can clearly be seen in the following links:.

Drastic changes in these dimensions may seriously disrupt production strategies and threaten food access of affected households. This gained energy is very important when it comes to daily physical activities, for example working in agriculture.

Household Food Security in the United States 1995

Subscription will auto renew annually. When an item calibration has a negative sign, an affirmative response to this item denotes a relatively lower severity of food security. In addition, accessibility is also a question of the physical, social and policy environment. The region is divided in to two zones Gog and Itang Zone sloping westwards with an altitude ofmetres above sea-level and an average temperature of oC.

References 1. If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. Stability is given when the supply on household level remains constant during the year and in the long-term.

This could rise to aroundhectares by the s if there is no change to current flood defence provision. The picture this year has been mixed with poor The 1998 flood and household food security book earlier in the year creating problems for farmers and giving rise to food insecurity reportedly affecting an estimated 30, people from 3 weredas The 1998 flood and household food security book, Akobo and Dimma.

The underlying vulnerabilities to recurrent emergencies in the region also need to be addressed through long term development efforts and measures. The item instrument permits a distinction to be made between moderate and severe hunger and it also allows the food security status of children and adults to be estimated separately.

While item response theory models assume that items are independent, the food security module includes several dependent pairs of items. Table 4 also shows the association between the food security status of children or adults and monthly household income. Of 40 respondents, only 4 are found female household heads, and The 1998 flood and household food security book rest are males.

These aspects are listed in the bottom rectangle in the graph below, representing the temporal determinant, as well as aspects of an enabling environment or frame conditions of Food and Nutrition Security. This overall approach is also adapted to the context of food emergencies resulting from either natural disasters or man-made conflicts.

Discussion Comparison with other studies The main focus of the HFSS is on the affordability of food using items grounded in qualitative research findings[ 17 ]. It is likely that already prevalent human diseases like malaria as well as dysentery and other waterborne diseases could erupt and spread rapidly through a vulnerable population already weakened through food shortages.

Future studies, might investigate whether significant quantities of food are grown, gathered or exchanged by low-income households in different Caribbean communities but the present data generally support the HFSS model of food security for use in Trinidad and Tobago. The Household Food Security and Community Nutrition Group promotes direct action to improve household food security and nutrition, emphasising food-basedcommunity-centred initiatives using participatory approaches that encourage and empower people to take an active role in designing and implementing activities to improve their food security and nutritional well-being.

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Food Security Module has been adapted for use in a wide variety of cultural and linguistic settings around the world. We assessed the internal validity of the adapted U.S. Household Food Security Survey Module to measure adult and child food insecurity in Isfahan, Iran, using statistical methods based on the Rasch measurement tjarrodbonta.com by: Mar 18,  · The most vulnerable groups in terms of food security during floods in south Asia under climate change will be the poor, women and children.

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