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Major sources of Vulnerability, According to Poor

Lack of enough work or employment Lack of skills for alternate employment Lack of assets Economic risks Illness and disability Natural disasters Social position Excessive spending on social functions Indebtedness Domestic violence Source: Urban Poverty in India
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Types of Vulnerability of the Poor

Economic Vulnerability: Irregular/casual employment, low paid work, lack of access to credit on reasonable terms, lack of access to formal safety net mechanisms, low ownership of productive assets, poor net worth, legal constraints to self – employment. Social Vulnerability: Low education, lack of skills, low social capital/cast status, inadequate...
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