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World Bank: 150 Million into extreme poverty from Covid. What are we doing?

The deaths from lockdown are going to far, far, far, far exceed Covid.

So freaking stupid.

Middle income-countries are expected to have 82% of the new extreme poor, including India, Nigeria and Indonesia. Many of the new extreme poor will be more educated urban residents, meaning cities will see an increase in the kind of poverty traditionally rooted in rural areas.

Most of the new extreme poor, more than 110 million even by the World Bank’s baseline estimate, will be in South Asia and sub-Saharan Af
[Post edited by 93Buff at 10/07/2020 1:48PM]

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Posted: 10/07/2020 at 1:48PM


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