UN warns of ‘unprecedented hunger crisis’ in Syria

… even at the height of the nine-year conflict and millions of people are pushed deeper into poverty,” said Elisabeth Byrs, a WFP spokeswoman.

by · Friday, 26 June 2020 · Oman, Syria, Turkey

Romanian boxer inspires girls to knock out poverty

Romania is one of the poorest in the European Union, with 38 percent of children at risk of social exclusion and poverty, according to Eurostat.

by · Thursday, 20 February 2020 · Oman, Thailand

Sultan Qaboos ushered in Oman renaissance, quiet diplomacy

By Reuters. Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who died late on Friday, transformed Oman during his 49-year reign from a poverty-stricken country torn by …

by · Saturday, 11 January 2020 · Oman, Philippines

Community-driven tourism leads Jordanian village out of poverty

AMMAN. In the far northwest of Jordan, along the borders of Syria and Israel, lies Umm Qais, an ancient Roman town which is home to the ancient …

by · Tuesday, 24 December 2019 · Israel, Jordan, Oman, Syria, Turkey

[OPINION] Breaking down doors, walls, and ceilings: A speech by Governor Kaka Bag-ao

Many people escape the shackles of poverty because of one thing: opportunity. This may be true for many people, but ‘many’ is not ‘all.’ …

by · Friday, 15 November 2019 · Oman, Philippines

NA Vice Chairwoman says ethnic minority groups are a priority

Expressing his respect for Việt Nam’s poverty reduction to below 10 per cent from nearly 60 per cent, the WB Country Director in Việt Nam Ousmane …

by · Thursday, 7 November 2019 · Oman, Vietnam

NA Vice Chairwoman affirms priority to ethnic minority groups

Expressing his impression of Vietnam’s poverty reduction to below 10 percent from nearly 60 percent, the WB Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane …

by · Thursday, 7 November 2019 · Oman, Vietnam

Tondo and Mayor Isko Moreno

Manila has a population of 1.8 million and nearly half of that is from this poverty-stricken district. Rid Tondo of poverty, get everyone out of their …

by · Wednesday, 25 September 2019 · Oman, Philippines

From Syria to Yemen: My life in WASH

“Please, can I have a small plastic basin for my baby to bathe her?” A shy, middle-aged woman whispered these words into my ear. In June 2018, as the conflict in Yemen escalated, this woman, like other displaced families living in this school, had fled…

by · Monday, 26 August 2019 · Oman, Syria, Yemen

McDonald’s employees help woman feed the homeless: ‘The whole crew came together’

A woman is thanking McDonald’s employees for their “humility” and eagerness to help her feed homeless people in a poverty-stricken area.

by · Thursday, 15 August 2019 · Oman, Philippines