Famine is a situation where there is not enough food for people to eat. Without food, the human body grows weaker and weaker until the person becomes very sick or dies. See malnutrition. In poor countries, such as in parts of Africa, famine can be common.
Famous famines [change]
Great Irish Famine [change]
The great Irish famine was a great famine that lasted from 1846 to 1849 in Ireland. It was caused by Phytophthora infestans, a kind of water mould. it killed potatoes, one of the main crops of Ireland at the time.
The Holodomor [change]
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