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About 30,000 people are in extreme poverty in São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe's Social Protection Directorate announced today that 29,649 people from 7,581 households live in extreme poverty and have been identified in the Single Social Register (CSU) to facilitate the definition of support programs.

"We know that not all [people] have been identified yet and that scares us."

"From the group that we have already managed to identify we already have that number, imagine when we manage to expand the registry even more," commented Núria Ceita, director of Social Protection, Solidarity and Family, in statements to Lusa.

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