Prior to the outbreak of the pandemic, almost 1.7 million families were living in absolute poverty. For the first time after four years, the share of families in absolute poverty is reduced, however, it still remains at levels significantly higher than those before the economic crisis. As the pandemic hit extremely hard in Italy, these numbers will likely have been increased.
Poverty Watch Main Findings
Most affected groups
People living in ‘less developed regions’
- Mitigation of the social impact of containment measures on loneliness and isolation, also through support for non-profit organizations, at the forefront of the care of vulnerable people and the provision of services
- Minimum adequate income!
- A coordinated action at European level for the protection of the health of the most vulnerable
Protection of workers through adequate income for all, including financial support where needed
Aid to people in poverty: suspension of rent or mortgage payments, support for the payment of bills
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