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The Stark Reality Of Urban Poverty In KL

Dr Amjad Rabi, Visiting Expert, Social Wellbeing Research Center (SWRC), University Malaya

13-May-24 08:30

The Stark Reality Of Urban Poverty In KL

A recent UNICEF report that studied the impact of the pandemic on women and children in low-income families in KL, has revealed that 80% of households are grappling with inadequate income levels to sustainably cover essential expenses. This is alarmingly higher than the 70% reported during the peak of Covid-19. Dr Amjad Rabi, a visiting expert at the Social Wellbeing Research Centre, Universiti Malaya, shares his insights.

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Produced by: Moh Heng Ying

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning, Keith Kam


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Categories:  propertycontroversieseconomyhealth policy

Tags:  child malnutritionmalaysiaurban povertyklunicef malaysia





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