Crisis Response: Economic

Poor Housing Conditions Affecting Lives of Impoverished

Feb 3rd, 2011By: Zakat Foundation

The poor housing conditions of the impoverished have been the cause of many vulnerable situations that occur as weather and living conditions worsen. Approximately, one…

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The Suburbanization of Poverty: Trends in Metropolitan America, 2000 to 2008

Jan 20th, 2010Global PovertyBy: Elizabeth Kneebone/Emily Garr

An analysis of the location of poverty in America, particularly in the nation’s 95 largest metro areas in 2000, 2007, and 2008 reveals that......

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World poverty ‘more widespread’

Aug 27th, 2008Global PovertyBy: Steve Schifferes

The World Bank has warned that world poverty is much greater than previously thought. It has revised its previous estimate and now says that 1.4…

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