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The "disadvantaged" is a generic term for individuals or groups of people who:

  • Face special problems such as physical or mental disability
  • Lack money or economic support

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Organizations relating to Disadvantaged

International Development Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1960
European Street Rod Association / Berchem, Belgium / Est. 1995
ENDA Europe / Est. 1977
Distance Education for Africa / Lanham MD, USA
Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1996
Inter-American Council for Integral Development / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1996
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture / Ibadan, Nigeria / Est. 1967
New Partnership for Africa's Development / Johannesburg, South Africa / Est. 2001
Water and Sanitation Programme / Washington DC, USA
Vienna NGO Committee on the Family / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1985
International Federation for Sustainable Development and Fight to Poverty in the Mediterranean-Black Sea / Venice, Italy / Est. 2004
Global Land Tool Network / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2006
Access Quality International / Chiang Mai, Thailand
European Network of the Unemployed / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1990
Maison Chance Organization / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / Est. 1993
Aid to the Church in Need / Königstein, Germany / Est. 1947
Fourth World General Council / Swindon, UK / Est. 1980
Mission Without Borders International / Camarillo CA, USA / Est. 1960
MOKA International Foundation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1976
Network of IFAD Supported Projects in Latin America and the Caribbean / Est. 1995
Microcredit Summit Campaign / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1997
ECLOF International / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1946
infoDev / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1995
World Council of Independent Christian Churches / New York NY, USA / Est. 1993
World Missionary Evangelism / Dallas TX, USA / Est. 1958
UN Millennium Campaign / New York NY, USA / Est. 2002
Global Aid Foundation / Est. 1993
International Lawyers and Economists Against Poverty / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 2002
International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics / Dearborn MI, USA / Est. 1992
Pact / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1971
Opportunity International / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1979
Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation / London, UK / Est. 1971
International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation / New York NY, USA / Est. 1997
Universal Church of the Kingdom of God / London, UK / Est. 1977
HoverAid / Gosport, UK / Est. 1991
Restauradores Sin Fronteras / San Sebastian de los Reyes, Spain / Est. 1999
International Legal Aid Group / Glasgow, UK
International DRH Movement / Faxe, Denmark
International Legal Foundation / New York NY, USA / Est. 2001
TECHO / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1997
Grameen Foundation / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1997
Enhanced Integrated Framework / Geneva, Switzerland
Arab Campaign for Education for All / Ramallah, Palestine
Food not Bombs / Santa Cruz CA, USA / Est. 1980
Tear / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1973
North-South Institute / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1976
Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1973
Self-Help International / Waverly IA, USA / Est. 1959
World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity / Bellingham WA, USA / Est. 1995
Links International / Littlehampton, UK / Est. 1985

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World Problems relating to Disadvantaged

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Unsustainable population levels
Negative ecological impact of overpopulation
Marginal level of family income
Homeless mentally disabled
Health hazards of air pollution for plants
Abandoned children
Unequal income distribution within countries
Inequitable distribution of wealth
Loneliness in old age
Social exclusion
Illiteracy among disadvantaged people
Unmeaningful relationships to place
Animal stress in factory farming
Fragmentation of social structures in depressed areas
Loneliness of children
Underprivileged minorities
Underprivileged racial minorities
Inadequate road maintenance
Children in poverty
Segregation of poor and minority population in urban ghettos
Discrimination against the poor
Underprivileged ideological minorities

Action Strategies relating to Disadvantaged

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing poverty
Protecting the poor
Providing the poor with services
Alleviating rural poverty
Tracing missing persons
Improving sanitation for the poor
Mobilizing domestic public sector resources for poverty alleviation
Mobilizing domestic financial resources for poverty alleviation
Strengthening United Nations coordination on poverty reduction programmes and pilot projects
Implementing water and sanitation programmes for the urban poor
Providing safe drinking water for the poor
Educating street children
Mobilizing external resources for poverty alleviation
Assisting those in poverty
Enabling poor to achieve sustainable livelihood
Reducing fiscal inequality
Proving housing for the disadvantaged
Providing affordable housing loans
Improving access to shelter for poor
Financing housing for the poor
Developing presently unusable farming land
Improving services infrastructure in poor urban areas
Extending waste management services to the unserved urban poor
Aiding economically disadvantaged people
Reducing widening income gulf between rich and poor

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