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One Billion at Risk of Extreme Poverty

Climbing out of extreme poverty -- and staying there – can be very difficult. A new report warns up to one-billion people are at risk of extreme poverty by 2030 unless more is done to support them in hard times. Unemployment, poor health, high food prices, conflict and natural disasters – these are some of the things that can drive people below the poverty line of $1.25 a day. The Overseas Development Institute and the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network have released the Third...

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