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2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience

2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience

Persistent vulnerability threatens human development. Unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, released on 23 July by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Entitled Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience, the report provides […]

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