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‘Devastating’: how UK’s foreign aid cuts could hurt the world’s poorest

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Data analysis highlights the human cost if thousands of overseas projects lose funding Mon 23 Aug 2021 07.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 23 A ...

Struggling for work and food, Indonesia’s poorest suffer as Covid crisis deepens

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Usually every Eid al-Adha, Riki Priyanto’s father would bring home goat or beef from the nearby mosque. The meat had been donated by devotees and distributed to the poor, like Riki’s family, to celebrate the Islamic d...

Migration and Covid deaths depriving poorest nations of health workers

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The loss of frontline health workers dying of Covid around the globe, is being compounded in the hospitals of developing nations by trained medical staff leaving to help in the pandemic effort abroad, according to exp...

England’s poorest areas left far behind with lack of social infrastructure

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England’s poorest neighbourhoods have by far the biggest shortages of basic social infrastructure such as parks, playgrounds, pubs, shops and sports facilities – and are least likely to get government funding to renew...

Drop Covid vaccine patent rules to save lives in world’s poorest countries, Britain and Germany told

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Britain and Germany were last night under intense pressure to drop their resistance to proposals that would slash the cost of Covid-19 vaccines, following accusations that an agreement at the G7 summit to fund a billo...

Covid: meer as 200 leaders urge G7 to help vaccinate world’s poorest

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Meer as 100 former prime ministers, presidents and foreign ministers are among 230 prominent figures calling on the leaders of the powerful G7 countries to pay two-thirds of the $66bn (£46.6bn) needed to vaccinate l...

Covid: global leaders urge G7 to help vaccinate world’s poorest

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Meer as 100 former prime ministers, presidents and foreign ministers are among 230 prominent figures calling on the leaders of the powerful G7 countries to pay two-thirds of the $66bn (£46.6bn) needed to vaccinate l...

Vaccine inequality exposed by dire situation in world’s poorest nations

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Enigste 1% van die 1.3 billion vaccines injected around the world have been administered in Africa – and that comparative percentage has been declining in recent weeks. It is a stark figure that underlines just how seriou...

Is Australia stopping the world’s poorest nations from accessing cheap Covid-19 vaccines?

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Last week the United States became the latest country to declare its support for a vaccine patent waiver, which would allow cheaper versions of vaccines to be manufactured and sold. Many believe this measure will impr...

How has life changed for Manchester’s poorest children in 200 jare?

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Two hundred years ago, the first edition of the Manchester Guardian carried shock figures that revealed the true extent of child poverty in the city. Leaked by a source identified as “NH”, they showed that official es...

Bearing gifts: the camels bringing books to Pakistan’s poorest children

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Sharatoon had wanted to continue her studies, but she had to leave school and her beloved books when she got married aged 15. Nou 27, Sharatoon is happy reading again, as every Friday a camel visits her small town, hi...

Poorest countries will suffer most from Covid downturn, says UN

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The UN has said the poorest and most vulnerable countries will be the biggest losers from a pandemic downturn that will leave the global economy nursing $10tn (£7.2tn) of losses by the end of the year. Despite becomin...