UK: Almost half of minority households live in poverty

The poverty line in the UK is 60% of the national median income. The commission warned that Britain’s Black and minority ethnic community, already …

by · Wednesday, 1 July 2020 · Turkey

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

‘Pandemic threatens future of 600M kids in South Asia’

UNICEF calls for urgent action to save millions of South Asian families from slipping back into poverty. News Service 24 JUNE 2020, 04:39AA.

by · Wednesday, 24 June 2020 · Turkey

Man United star forces gov’t U-turn on free school meals

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said the premier welcomed Rashford’s “contribution to the debate around poverty and respects the fact that …

by · Tuesday, 16 June 2020 · Turkey

Turkey: Agricultural, animal production hub beyond region

FAO should eliminate hunger, poverty. Regarding the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) during the pandemic, he said it should raise …

by · Sunday, 14 June 2020 · Turkey

UN warns coronavirus may push millions of children into underage labor

As the pandemic pummels the global economy, pushing millions of people into poverty, families may be under pressure to put their children to work for …

by · Friday, 12 June 2020 · Turkey

Pakistan offers India help for pandemic-hit poor

… lockdown, Khan announced Pakistan’s largest one-off cash payment program to pay around $1 billion to 12 million poverty-stricken families.

by · Thursday, 11 June 2020 · India, Pakistan, Turkey

‘COVID-19 may push 27M to extreme poverty in Africa’

The coronavirus pandemic will move about 27 million Africans to extreme poverty, a regional director of the World Health Organization for Africa said …

by · Thursday, 4 June 2020 · Turkey

COVID-19 could push 1M more Brits into poverty: Study

LONDON. The economic fallout of coronavirus pandemic could leave 1.1 million more Brits under the poverty line by the end of the year, including …

by · Thursday, 4 June 2020 · Turkey

Spain approves minimum income scheme to fight poverty

New plan aims to reduce extreme poverty in Spain by 80%, social security minister says. Alyssa McMurtry | 29.05.2020. Spain approves minimum …

by · Friday, 29 May 2020 · Turkey