More than a fifth of Pakistan's 220 million people live below the national poverty line, according to the Asian Development Bank and IMF, and with inflation running at nearly 30% the problem is deepening.
World’s Coolest Winter campaign joins hands with AboFlah to provide aid to more than 100,000 refugees and people in need facing harsh winter conditions. Running from Jan.7, 2022, anyone from anywhere in the world can donate via the website MBRGI.ae/WarmWinter
Thirty-six countries rely on Russia and Ukraine for more than half their wheat imports, including some of the world’s poorest countries, he said, and wheat and corn prices have risen 30% just since the start of the year.
Francis, who has been using a wheelchair and cane because of a knee ailment, sat with them in the Vatican's large audience hall, where they were served by volunteer waiters and waitresses.
Police in the Indian capital Delhi said on Monday that they had arrested a "Robin Hood" gang leader of 25 merry men who robbed the rich and gave some of the proceeds -- but not all -- to the poor.
Without meaning to be unreasonably preachy, one would like to state, and in definite terms, that when there is a serious crisis all of us should jump in to deal with the impending problem. The person willing to help need not be a man worth
Vaccines are the shot in the arm we all need, literally and figuratively. The real danger is that even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality between the worlds of haves and have-nots.
Needs are "shockingly high,” the UN’s top emergency relief official, Martin Griffiths, said, warning that it was very likely that this year’s emergencies would continue into 2023.
The US alone spent $145 billion on development in Afghanistan since 2002, according to reports by the US special inspector general for Afghanistan. Still, there were signs of increasing hopelessness.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, "Russia and Ukraine represent more than half of the world’s supply of sunflower oil and about 30 per cent of the world’s wheat” and that "grain prices have already exceeded...”