Glossary

Famine: The result of a sequence of processes and events in a large-scale humanitarian crisis that reduces the availability of food or the right to food, causing a significant and widespread increase in morbidity and mortality.SOLIDARITES

FAO Food Price Index: A measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of food products. It consists of the average of the price indices of various commodity groups.FAO

Feeding young children in difficult circumstances: Special attention and practical support in feeding young children (premature or low birth weight infants, mothers with HIV, adolescent mothers, malnourished infants and children, and/or families suffering the consequences of complex emergencies.WHO

Femicide: Violent death or murder of women for reasons associated with their gender.WHO

Feminicide: It arises to account for misogyny (hatred of women) in crimes against women for reasons associated with their gender and for the responsibility of the State in favoring impunity for these crimes.ECLAC

Fetal deaths: Fetal death before expulsion or complete removal from the mother's body and after 20 weeks of pregnancy.CDC

Fixed telephony: Public service of telephone lines connected to an automatic switchboard to establish communication between users without the intervention of an operator.PRN

Floods: Excess water disasters. Rainfall, overflowing rivers, tidal waves, and the breaking of dams are some of the causes.UN SPIDER

Follow-up tests: Regular medical check-ups, which may include a physical exam, blood tests, and imaging tests.NCI

Food: Natural or processed products to be ingested and digested, suitable, and pleasant to eat, which provide nutrients and energy, are free from contamination and have not been adulterated.EB