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Food packages for laid off hotel staff antigua

The Ministry of Social Transformation is providing relief packages of food and medication to elderly living alone,persons with disabilities,hotel workers laid off and unemployed adults with children.

Social assistance, Food and nutrition covid19, family Published Measures summary https://antiguaobserver.com/food-packages-for-laid-off-hotel-staff/ socpro
Govt. stimulus plan sent to MPs for approval Monday Sint Maarten

Expansion of existing food voucher program,a food boxes program for the most vulnerable groups,and meals for the elderly.

Social assistance, Food and nutrition covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/govt-stimulus-plan-sent-to-mps-for-approv… socpro
BUILDING A DYNAMIC ECONOMY anguilla

Reintroduction of a temporary unemployment benefit to cater to the unemployed and underemployed through the social security system. The temporary unemployment assistance benefit through the Social Security Board will provide financial assistance of up to EC$1,000.00 (US$370) per month,to…

Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary http://www.gov.ai/documents/2020%20Budget%20Address.pdf socpro
Govt. stimulus plan sent to MPs for approval Monday Sint Maarten

The main aim of the stimulus plan is to avoid layoffs and prevent companies from going belly-up during the current coronavirus COVID-19 crisis. A key component of the plan is government’s plan to provide a payroll subsidy to the “most affected” businesses to cover up to 80 per cent of their…

Employment, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/govt-stimulus-plan-sent-to-mps-for-approv… socpro
ANGUILLA SUPPORT: TEMPORARY UNEMPLOYMENT/UNDEREMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE anguilla

Employees and self-employed persons,who have not contributed to Social Security or who have contributed to Social Security for less than fifty (cumulative) weekly payments can apply for financial support of up to EC$800 (US$296) per month (for the period during which they remain unemployed up to…

Unemployment, Cash transfers covid19, self-employed Published Measures summary http://www.gov.ai/documents/finance/Information%20for%20Employers%20and%20Emplo… socpro
Government of Montserrat supports local tourism sector Montserrat

Government will pay at least 80% of salaries up to a maximum amount of EC$3,200 (US$1,184) per month for an initial period of three months directly to employers in the tourism sector; including hotels,tour operators,restaurants,and transportation services.

Employment, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/government-of-montserrat-supports-local-touri… socpro
Turkey's economic stability package acts like shield against pandemic turkey

Healthcare employees will receive the maximum performance payments for 3 months and an additional 32,000 health care staff will be hired.

Health, Employment, Human resources management covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.aa.com.tr/en/economy/turkeys-economic-stability-package-acts-like-s… socpro
Policy Responses to COVID-19 Montserrat

Food delivery in partnership with the Red Cross and Meals on Wheels to vulnerable communities.

Food and nutrition, Social assistance covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#K socpro
Coronavirus: Private companies can postpone pension payments over next three months United Arab Emirates

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced their own policies allowing private companies affected by the COVID-19 crisis to grant employees paid or unpaid leave,as well as to temporarily reduce their salaries.

Employment, Cash transfers, Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://gulfnews.com/uae/coronavirus-private-companies-can-postpone-pension-pay… socpro
Policy Responses to COVID-19 Montserrat

Social Services will provide additional food packages top-up for vulnerable low-income earners and other low-income groups.

Food and nutrition, Social assistance covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#K socpro
Coronavirus: Private companies can postpone pension payments over next three months United Arab Emirates

The Abu Dhabi Pension Fund on Tuesday announced that private sector companies in the emirate can apply to postpone paying pensions over the next three months

Old age Pensions, Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19 Published Measures summary https://gulfnews.com/uae/coronavirus-private-companies-can-postpone-pension-pay… socpro
Policy Responses to COVID-19 Montserrat

A three-month temporary transfer of EC$900 (US$333) a month (food package and cash support) to persons who do not have any work and unable to access other Social Security benefits and other financial support.

Unemployment, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#K socpro
Coronavirus: Private companies can postpone pension payments over next three months United Arab Emirates

The current employer must pay housing and other allowances until the worker finds another job or leaves the country

Housing, Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://gulfnews.com/uae/coronavirus-private-companies-can-postpone-pension-pay… socpro
COVID-19: Buhari Approves Release Of 70,000 Tonnes Of Grain nigeria

President Buhari approved the release of 70,000 Metric Tonnes of Grains from Nigeria’s National Strategic Grain Reserves,for distribution to poor and vulnerable persons in frontline #COVID19 States,as well as persons whose livelihoods will be affected by the lockdown

Food and nutrition covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.independent.ng/covid-19-buhari-approves-release-of-70000-tonnes-of-… socpro
Medidas y proyecto de ley COVID-19 ecuador

Introducing temporary social contributions of public sector employees

Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.ey.com/es_ec/covid-19/normativas-transversales-ey-ecuador socpro
Economic Meeting Russian Federation

Parents who are unemployed and contacted the employment service from April 1 to June 30,2020 will be able to receive (in addition to other payments) cash transfer of RUB 3,000 (US$38) for each child under 18.

Family benefits, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary http://government.ru/news/39475/ socpro
Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of 02.04.2020 No. 424 "On the peculiarities of the provision of utilities to owners and users of premises in apartment buildings and residential buildings" Russian Federation

Moratorium on cutting utility services for debts and fines for late payments
(from April 1 to December 31,2020.

Housing covid19 Published Measures summary http://publication.pravo.gov.ru/Document/View/0001202004060041?index=0&rangeSiz… socpro
Address by President Danny Faure on measures to address the COVID-19 situation Seychelles

Government will increase the budgetary allocation for the Unemployment Relief Scheme (URS). A sum of SCR10 million will be allocated to the Department of Employment.

Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary http://www.statehouse.gov.sc/news/4777/address-by-president-danny-faure-on-meas… socpro
Address by President Danny Faure on measures to address the COVID-19 situation Seychelles

Government will increase the budgetary allocation for the Agency of Social Protection so that they are able to support those who are affected. A sum of SCR30 million will be allocated to the Agency for Social Protection.

Governance and administration covid19 Published Measures summary http://www.statehouse.gov.sc/news/4777/address-by-president-danny-faure-on-meas… socpro
Address by President Danny Faure on measures to address the COVID-19 situation Seychelles

Government will guarantee the salaries of all employees in the private sector for the months of April,May and June. A total of SCR1.2 billion has been budgeted for this intervention

Employment, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary http://www.statehouse.gov.sc/news/4777/address-by-president-danny-faure-on-meas… socpro
More COVID-19 cases in Sierra Leone as lockdown begins sierra leone

On 4 April,the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Welfare,Anti-Corruption Commission,and the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities,distributed 25 kg bags of rice,250,000 leones ($25.77),Veronica buckets,and others items to…

Food and nutrition covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.thesierraleonetelegraph.com/more-covid-19-cases-in-sierra-leone-as-… socpro
Meeting of the Council of Ministers on April 22,2020 Timor-Leste

Suspension of the payment of social security contributions in the case of suspension of the employment contract or reduction of working hours.

Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19 Published Measures summary http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?p=24175&lang=pt socpro
Meeting of the Council of Ministers on April 22,2020 Timor-Leste

Extraordinary allowance in the event of suspension of the employment contract or reduction of working hours (amount equivalent to 60% of your remuneration). The government will provide the equivalent of 60 per cent of the salary,with the remaining 40 per cent to come from the employer.

Employment, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?p=24175&lang=pt socpro
Coronavirus: In Madagascar,a social protection response is launched in urban and suburban areas to aid families and their children during Covid-19 pandemic madagascar

Social protection programme to assist families impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak through the use of unconditional cash transfers in urban and suburban areas. Nearly 189,400 households from the 769 fokontany (sub districts) of the eight districts of Antananarivo,Toamasina and Fianarantsoa will…

Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.africanews.com/2020/04/28/coronavirus-in-madagascar-a-social-protec… socpro
Timorese government approves supplement for the "frontline" of combat Timor-Leste

Payment of a remuneration supplement for officials,agents and workers,including security forces,who are at the forefront of the fight against covid-19.

Health, Employment, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.rtp.pt/noticias/covid-19/governo-timorense-aprova-suplemento-para-l… socpro