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Hunger Awareness: Home

This guide provides information about food insecurity and available resources to give and get help.

Key Terms

Food insecurity is a household level economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food.

Food desert is a geographic area where affordable and nutritious food is alleged to be hard to obtain, particularly for those without access to an automobile.

Hunger is an individual-level physiological condition that may result from food insecurity.


Food Insecurity in the U.S.

Ranges of Food Security

Food Security Charts