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MountainBiker
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In a collapse, yes many will starve because local agriculture at best might keep that local area going, but they’ll never be able to feed the suburban/urban areas. I think that lack of clean water & sanitation and lack of a modern medical infrastructure could well cause more deaths more quickly than actual starvation. That and violence, especially in urban areas. Summer heat in the south and lack of winter heat in the north would take a toll too.