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46 million Americans living below poverty line

Posted by feww on September 13, 2011

National poverty rate climbed for a third consecutive year to 15.1 percent in 2010

The number of poor Americans in 2010 rose to its highest level since 1958 when the Census Bureau began publishing poverty estimates.

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Disaster Calendar 2011 – September 13

[September 13, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,646 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • USA. At least 46 million Americans lived below the official poverty line (the US poverty line is defined as an annual income of $22,314 or less for a family of four and $11,139 for a single person).
    • The national poverty rate climbed for a third consecutive year to 15.1 percent in 2010.
    • The number of poor Americans in 2010 rose to its highest in 52 years since the Census Bureau began publishing poverty estimates.
    • Of the 34 OECD countries, only Chile, Israel and Mexico have higher rates of poverty than the United States.
    • 25.8% of the black and 25.3% of Hispanic people live in poverty.
  • Thailand. Weeks of torrential rains and the impact of typhoon Nock-Ten have cause widespread flooding and large-scale mudslides in Thailand since late July. The extreme climatic events have claimed at least 84 lives, with a dozen others reported as missing.
    • At least quarter of a million people have been affected.
    • About 1,000 homes were reportedly destroyed under three meters of floodwaters.
    • Flood and mudslide warnings have been issued to residents in 35 of Thailand’s 76 provinces.
    • More than 1.5 million acres of crops are destroyed.
    • At least 53 highways are destroyed or severely damaged.
  • Vietnam. Severe flooding caused by torrential rains in Vietnam has destroyed/damaged about 2,000 homes and up to  200,000 acres of rice paddies, leaving at least 4 people dead.

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