Beijing, August 22 (Xinhua) World Bank President marpas has warned that the epidemic may return 100 million people to extreme poverty, according to a report from AFP on the 22nd in reference news. The summary of the report is as follows: < / P > < p > the Washington based World Bank previously estimated that 60 million people would fall into extreme poverty due to the new outbreak, but the new assessment suggests that the situation may worsen, reaching 70 million to 100 million people. Marpas said that if the new outbreak continues to deteriorate, “the number may be higher.”. < / P > < p > the world bank has pledged to provide $160 billion in funding to 100 countries by June 2021 in response to an imminent emergency. By the end of June, the world bank had disbursed about $21 billion. < / P > < p > but even so, the number of people living in extreme poverty is still increasing. Marpas said the deterioration was due to job losses during the outbreak and supply problems that made food more difficult for people.