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The cost-of-living crisis has pushed 71 million people into poverty - here’s what needs to happen

The cost of living crisis is impacting people around the globe Image: Unsplash/Karthikeyan K

Mark McCord

Writer, Formative Content

Annabel Walker

Writer, Formative Content

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The cost of living crisis has pushed 71 million people into poverty, according to the United Nations.
The cost of living crisis has pushed 71 million people into poverty, according to the United Nations. Image: UNDP

A chart showing the total percentage price of commodities over 12 months up to May 2022.
Total percentage price of commodities over 12 months up to May 2022. Image: UNDP

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