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Nowhere To Go: Iraqi kids trapped in cycles of violence, poverty

Three years since the intensification of violence in Iraq, children are trapped in an endless cycle of violence and increasing poverty and continue to witness sheer horror and unimaginable violence, according to a UN Children's Fund (Unicef)

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Fund agrees $243m for anti-poverty projects

Lives and Livelihoods Fund (LLF), the largest multilateral development initiative in Mena, recently approved $242.6 million in financing for health, agriculture, and rural infrastructure development projects in eight countries. Th

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Fund allocates $243m for OIC anti-poverty projects

Lives and Livelihoods Fund (LLF), the largest multilateral development initiative in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), has approved $243 million for anti-poverty projects in eight OIC (Organization for Islamic Cooperation) countries.

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Fund allocates $243m for OIC anti-poverty projects

Lives and Livelihoods Fund (LLF), the largest multilateral development initiative in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), has approved $243 million for anti-poverty projects in eight OIC (Organization for Islamic Cooperation) countries.

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World Bank raises record $75bn to fight poverty

The World Bank is stepping up its bid to fight extreme poverty with the announcement that more than 60 governments have left it with a record $75 billion commitment to help its poorest member countries over the next three years. &

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Nearly 80 million could slide into poverty: World Bank

Natural disasters and climate change have devastating effects on cities and the four billion people who live in them today, according to a new report by the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR).

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$458bn for China poverty reduction

Agricultural Development Bank of China, one of the country's main policy lenders, plans to lend 3 trillion yuan ($458.12 billion) up to 2020 as part of government efforts to reduce poverty, state media reported.  

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One-tenth of world military spend could end poverty

World military spending rose 1 per cent in 2015, the first annual increase in four years, a Stockholm think tank said on Tuesday as it estimated 10 per cent of this could cover the costs of global goals aiming to end poverty and hunger in 15 yea

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Nepal's fuel crisis will push a million people into poverty

With a large cone-shaped bamboo basket strapped to her back, Nirmala Bhandari treks two hours every day from her village to a protected forest in the hills, heaving it back filled with enough firewood to cook food for her three children.

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Bahrain wipes out extreme hunger, poverty

Extreme poverty and hunger has been eradicated from Bahrain, a top government official said yesterday (April 5). Central Informatics Organisation president Dr Mohammed Al Amer told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister pu

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