Philippines

Food security

Everytime Duterte and other concerned government officials underscore the importance of ensuring food security in this poverty-stricken Southeast …

by · Sunday, 5 April 2020 · Philippines

Coronavirus pandemic ‘amplifying’ poverty in UK

By Agence France-Presse. The coronavirus pandemic is increasing poverty in Britain, where levels are already high after a decade of austerity …

by · Sunday, 5 April 2020 · Philippines

Pangilinan defends Diokno, urges gov’t agencies to act fast vs. poverty, hunger

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by · Saturday, 4 April 2020 · Philippines

Baseball: Phillies’ Harper, Mets’ Matz donate to virus relief efforts

Direct Relief in Las Vegas is a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization that assists people affected by poverty or emergencies. Three Square and …

by · Saturday, 4 April 2020 · Philippines

Food security youth advocate

… by the youth during the Palay Initiative, there are high hopes in solving poverty and hunger in rural communities – even at the grassroots level.

by · Friday, 3 April 2020 · Philippines

Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief

Winfrey, 66, was born into poverty in Mississippi and raised in Milwaukee and Tennessee. Part of the money will go towards the new initiative called …

by · Thursday, 2 April 2020 · Philippines

France urges debt freeze for poor countries hit by pandemic

… other regions in terms of confirmed cases and deaths but infections are rapidly increasing amid endemic poverty and often threadbare health care.

by · Thursday, 2 April 2020 · Philippines

Samar officials start distribution of food packs to 150K families

Local government units in poverty-stricken Samar province have started the distribution of food packs to families affected by movement restrictions due …

by · Thursday, 2 April 2020 · Philippines

Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America

Peru has announced a payment of $108 for the 2.7 million homes classified as poverty stricken. But the hillside shanty where de la Cruz and his …

by · Wednesday, 1 April 2020 · Philippines

The coronavirus pandemic could push 11 million people in Asia into poverty, World Bank warns

(CNN) — The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could drive an additional 11 million people into poverty in East Asia and the Pacific …

by · Wednesday, 1 April 2020 · Philippines