Food Security

Access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food is a basic need and should be treated as a human right, with priority given to the most vulnerable. Apart from basic nutrition, food security is linked to economic stability, long-term health, women's empowerment and the environment.

  • Availability of food
  • Access to food
  • Utilization of food
  • Stability
  • Malnutrition

Examples of resources which assist in food security include soup kitchens, food banks, food pantries, school lunch programs, and other programs that give food to people in need without requiring any type of commitment in return.


Find out more about food security resources
by dialing 2-1-1 and using extension 21.