Why Flooding Can Lead to Starvation in Towns
“Why can flooding lead to famine in towns?”
Flooding can wreak havoc on infrastructure. But if they drown out roads and points of access in towns, then the community will become effectively isolated. If the town relies on external networks for food, then starvation can ensue. This is Why Flooding Can Lead to Starvation in Towns and should be considered in emergency planning.
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