Type of Security

Example of Main Threat

1) Economic Security

Persistent poverty, unemployment

2) Food Security

Hunger, famine

3) Health Security

Deadly infectious diseases, unsafe food, malnutrition, lack of access to basic health care

4) Environmental Security

Environmental degradation, resource depletion, natural disasters and pollution

5) Personal Security

Physical violence, crime, terrorism, domestic violence and child labor

6) Community Security

Inter-ethnic, religious and other identity-based tensions

7) Political Security

Political repression, human rights abuses