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Transcript of Poverty Notes
poverty that can kill
Can not cover costs of basic survival-
$1 day or less
confined to the developing world
1.2 billion people
Live in Sub Saharan Africa (50%) South Asia (31%) East Asia (15%, Latin America (10%)
2.6 billion, or 45% of the world's population.
87% live in sub saharan Africa
$2 a day
No costs for extra-
A household income that is considerably
lower than the national average.
The relative poor can not afford many
education, health care, recreation and
travel that the average person in that
culture can enjoy.
is someone who is forced to flee his or her
home but who remains within his or her
At the end of 2006 it was estimated there
were 24.5 million IDPs in some 52 countries.
The region with the largest IDP population is Africa
with some 11.8 million in 21 countries.
A refugee is a person who is outside her country of
origin or habitual residence because she has suffered
persecution on account of:
race, religion, nationality, political opinion,
or because she is a member of a
persecuted 'social group'.
The country with the largest
number of IDPs is South Sudan
with over 5 million.
Poverty which the poor can
usually afford the basic necessities,
but just barely.
Consider poverty in North America.
Where do you see/experience it?
Dr. Erin Carson
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