Homeless

Rohingya women sit in front of their rel...Rohingya women sit in front of their relief tent at the Mansi Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp on the outskirts of Sittwe on May 15, 2013. A cyclone threatening to lash low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar appears to have weakened, but still poses a risk to more than eight million people, according to the UN.  AFP PHOTO / SOE THAN WINSoe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images

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Rohingya women sit in front of their relief tent at the Mansi Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp on the outskirts of Sittwe on Wednesday. A cyclone threatening to lash low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar appears to have weakened, but still poses a risk to more than 8 million people, according to the UN. 

A homeless family rests on their cart, which they use to earn their living by gathering recyclable materials, near Manila's Makati financial district April 24, 2013.  Poverty incidence in the Philippines has remained unchanged despite the 6.6 percent economic growth rate that the country posted last year, the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) said on Tuesday. In a news briefing, NSCB Secretary General Jose Ramon Albert said that poverty incidence among population was estimated at 27.9 percent during the first semester of 2012.

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A homeless family rests on their cart near Manila’s Makati financial district. They use their cart to earn a living by gathering recyclable materials. Poverty incidence in the Philippines has remained unchanged despite the 6.6 per cent economic growth rate that the country posted last year, the National Statistical Co-ordination Board said on Tuesday.