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Italy passes $29bn stimulus package for COVID-19 recovery italy

Employers calling back workers,who were put on redundancy in the previous months due to the COVID-19 crisis,will be allowed a 100 per cent cut of social contribution payments for four months.

Employment, Cash transfers, Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19 Published Measures summary https://menafn.com/1100602567/Italy-passes-29bn-stimulus-package-for-COVID-19-r… socpro
Los Jardines maternales reciben hoy aporte de $150 mil argentina

The Government of Río Negro will give $150,000 to the 43 kindergartens of the province as part of the assistance promised by the governor,Arabela Carreras,in the face of the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective is that these institutions can maintain their activity…

Family benefits covid19, family Published Measures summary https://www.adnrionegro.com.ar/2020/08/los-jardines-maternales-reciben-hoy-un-a… socpro
Italy passes $29bn stimulus package for COVID-19 recovery italy

A specific measure to help businesses and employment in the less-developed southern regions was delivered,providing for a 30 per cent cut of social contribution payments to companies for all of their employees (and not just for new hiring) starting from October 1.

Employment, Cash transfers, Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19 Published Measures summary https://menafn.com/1100602567/Italy-passes-29bn-stimulus-package-for-COVID-19-r… socpro
El Gobierno dará un subsidio a las familias de los fallecidos por coronavirus argentina

The State will pay a compensation of $15,000 to the families of those who died from coronavirus. The Subsidio de Contención Familiar (Family Containment Subsidy) is a benefit that has been provided since 2006 and that covered the death of beneficiaries of the SIPA (Argentine Integrated Pension…

Cash transfers, Family benefits covid19, coverage Published Measures summary https://www.newsdigitales.com/coronavirus-covid19/subsidio-coronavirus/ socpro
Italy passes $29bn stimulus package for COVID-19 recovery italy

18-week extension of public funding for workers put in temporary redundancy schemes.

Companies accessing the schemes,however,will have to put on hold any cut to their workforce in the same period.

Employment, Cash transfers, Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary https://menafn.com/1100602567/Italy-passes-29bn-stimulus-package-for-COVID-19-r… socpro
Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief united states

President Donald Trump signed multiple executive actions that create a payroll tax holiday for those making less than $100,000 annually. The employee portion of the payroll tax would be deferred from Aug. 1 through the end of the year.

The 7% tax on employee income covers the Medicare…

Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19 Published Measures summary https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-sign-executive-orders-coronavirus-relief/… socpro
Tamil Nadu COVID-19 Wrap: CM announces financial assistance to ambulance drivers; Less than 1000 cases in Chennai india

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced a financial assistance of Rs. 5,000 to ‘108’ ambulance drivers and emergency medical technicians involved in the fight against COVID-19.

Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance covid19 Published Measures summary https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chennai/covid-19-in-tamil-nadu-updates… socpro
Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief united states

Trump on Saturday signed a memorandum that provides $400 a week for additional unemployment insurance benefits -- down from the $600 benefit that expired July 31.

The federal government will pay 75%. Supposedly,the states will come up with money to fund the remainder.

Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-sign-executive-orders-coronavirus-relief/… socpro
Rs 2,000 encouragement allowance for ASHA facilitators india

Dehradun: Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced Rs 2,000 encouragement allowance for ASHA facilitators. An ASHA facilitator is expected to be a mentor,guide and counselor to the ASHA workers and also monitor their progress,the CM said.

An accredited social health activist (ASHA…

Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance covid19 Published Measures summary https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/rs-2000-encouragement-allowan… socpro
Folk artists welcome govt decision to give Covid relief in cash india

Trichy district,India. The folk artists have welcomed state government’s decision to provide Rs 1,000 as Covid-19 relief to them. According to data,a total of 1,999 artists have been registered with the welfare board of folk artists.

Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group covid19 Published Measures summary https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/trichy/folk-artists-welcome-govt-decis… socpro
Zimbabwe: 4 332 Apply for Youth Relief Fund zimbabwe

A $17 million relief fund to support youth-led businesses and associations to mitigate the effects of Covid-19 on their operations has been set up by Government.

Beneficiaries are set to receive between $3 000 and $5 000 each.

Priority would be given to youth organisations…

Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group covid19 Published Measures summary https://allafrica.com/stories/202005040338.html socpro
COVID-19 cash aid goes digital to accelerate distribution philippines, the

The government launched on Thursday an online cash relief system aimed at speeding up the distribution of financial aid amid the coronavirus crisis.

Low-income families from areas under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) are expected to receive ₱5,000 to ₱8,000 worth of assistance under…

Family benefits, Cash transfers covid19, digital platforms, family Published Measures summary https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2020/5/14/reliefagad-covid-19-cash-aid.html?fbc… socpro
Gov’t Launches New Cash Transfer Scheme to Assist IDPoor Families During COVID-19 cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday launched a new government project to spend $25 million a month to support IDPoor households affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The program will facilitate cash transfers to households identified by the government as part of the Identification of Poor…

Family benefits, Cash transfers, Social assistance covid19, family Published Measures summary https://www.voacambodia.com/a/govt-launches-new-cash-transfer-scheme-to-assist-… socpro
Govt unveils $10m relief fund for artists zimbabwe

Government has unveiled a $10 million Covid-19 Relief Fund for artists that have been affected by the devastating global pandemic.

Individual artists will pocket $5 000 each while registered organisations and social organisations in the sector will get $7 500 if they meet the criteria…

Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.herald.co.zw/govt-unveils-10m-relief-fund-for-artists/ socpro
Health insurance to cover covid-19 treatment in makeshift hospitals india

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) said if a policyholder tests positive for covid-19 and is admitted into a makeshift hospital on the advice of a medical practitioner or government authorities,then notwithstanding the definition of hospital mentioned in the…

Health, Occupational accidents and diseases, Health Insurance covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.livemint.com/insurance/news/health-insurance-to-cover-covid-19-trea… socpro
Health workers to get Sh3b coronavirus risk allowance kenya

The new allowances,ranging between Sh5,000 and Sh20,000 for different cadres of health workers including doctors,nurses,laboratory technicians were to be paid for three months from April 1. The medics had threatened to down tools if they do not get the allowances in July.

Doctors,…

Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001379748/all-set-for-healthcare-worke… socpro
Reopening New Jersey: Murphy announces NJ Small Business Lease Program united states

Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced a new relief program for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Small Business Lease - Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBL-EAGP) will allow businesses in 64 eligible municipalities to apply for grants of up to $10,000 for…

Housing, Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://abc7ny.com/business/murphy-announces-nj-small-business-lease-program-/6… socpro
Puducherry CM announces Rs 1 lakh relief to kin of COVID-19 victims india

Families of the people who succumbed to COVID-19 will be provided Rs 1 Lakh from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund on behalf of the government.

Cash transfers, Social assistance covid19, family Published Measures summary https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/265873977/puducherry-cm-announces-rs-1-lakh… socpro
Infonavit activará seguro de desempleo para afectados por coronavirus mexico

This is another of Infonavit's supports for unemployment and salary reduction; it is an extension of payments. The balance of the worker's account will be frozen for three months and no interest of any kind will be produced in that period. The difference from the Universal Job Loss…

Housing, Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.forbes.com.mx/economia-finanzas-infonavit-seguro-desempleo-coronavi… socpro
Special allowance for 13,000 students paid cyprus

Around 13,000 students received a special allowance to make up for the school breakfasts they missed during March and April during the lockdown,the education ministry announced on Sunday.

The students are primary and secondary public school students that are eligible for free breakfast…

Food and nutrition covid19 Published Measures summary https://cyprus-mail.com/2020/07/12/special-allowance-for-13000-students-paid/ socpro
Infonavit activará seguro de desempleo para afectados por coronavirus mexico

This is the third measure to support workers' Infonavit credit. This is a discount on the monthly installments via payroll. If the company where the borrower works is declared laying off employees (Paro Técnico),a discount of up to 25 percent will be applied to the payments on their payroll…

Housing, Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.forbes.com.mx/economia-finanzas-infonavit-seguro-desempleo-coronavi… socpro
Afghanistan launches new COVID-19 relief package Afghanistan

The Afghan government has launched a new COVID-19 relief program as part of its efforts to help households facing economic hardship due to the ongoing pandemic.

The government will allocate $86 million and then $158 million in the second phase to provide food to people across the country…

Food and nutrition covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.siasat.com/afghanistan-launches-new-covid-19-relief-package-1926149/ socpro
CARES Act Eviction Moratorium united states

Section 4024 of the CARES Act provides a temporary moratorium on eviction filings as well as other protections for tenants in certain rental properties with federal assistance or federally related financing.
These protections are designed to alleviate the economic and public health…

Housing covid19 Published Measures summary https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/IN/IN11320 socpro
Serbia to pay 60% of two bottom wages of MSME employees - fin min serbia

Serbia's government plans to pay 60% of two monthly salaries to employees of micro,small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to support the economic recovery after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

The first payment will be made by August 10,while the second will be done in…

Employment, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://seenews.com/news/serbia-to-pay-60-of-two-bottom-wages-of-msme-employees… socpro
USDA Launches New Program to Feed Kids in Michigan united states

The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program provides temporary benefits to families with children who relied on free or reduced-priced lunch at school.

The State of Michigan was the first state to operate Pandemic EBT,a supplemental food purchasing benefit to current SNAP (…

Food and nutrition covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2020/04/09/usda-launches-new-program-… socpro