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Extreme poverty to rise for the first time in two decades: World Bank

WASHINGTON: The World Bank has warned that extreme poverty is set to rise this year for the first time in more than two decades, compounding by the coronavirus, conflict and climate change. The pandemic coronavirus is expected to push up

COVID-19 could plunge 100 million into extreme poverty: World Bank

WASHINGTON: World Bank President David Malpass has warned that the coronavirus pandemic may have driven as many as 100 million people into extreme poverty. The global lender previously estimated that 60 million people would fall into extreme poverty due to