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Bangladesh: Food Aid Before Eid: Free rice for 1 crore poor

Submitted by siha on Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:10

The Daily Star (08.07.2020) 

The government is set to distribute 10-kilogramme rice for free to each of over one crore "ultra-poor and destitute families" ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

The food aid will be given to 1,00,06,869 vulnerable group feeding (VGF) card holders across the country to mitigate the consequences of disasters like flood and coronavirus outbreak.

Regions / Country
bangladesh
Topics
Service delivery
Food and nutrition
Shocks &extreme events
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Guatemala: Subsidio al consumo de energía eléctrica

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:47

prensalibre.com (27.04.2020) Subsidio al consumo de energía eléctrica durante 3 meses (mayo, junio y julio), se cubrirán alrededor de 2 millones 839 mil usuarios que consumen menos de 300 kWh. (Q630 millones). Será aplicado en seis distribuidoras de energía (incluyendo tres empresas eléctricas municipales). Este fondo de apoyo es parte del paquete de ayuda aprobado por el gobierno y el Congreso para mitigar el impacto de la emergencia por el coronavirus en la economía familiar. Con el nuevo aporte, se cubrirán alrededor de 2 millones 838 mil 893 usuarios.

Regions / Country
guatemala
Global challenges
Topics
Family benefits
Housing
Document Type

Malta: Parental benefit and Additional Unemployment Benefit will end on 3 July

Submitted by siha on Mon, 06/29/2020 - 17:41

THE MINISTRY OF THE FAMILY, CHILDREN'S RIGHTS AND SOCIAL  SOLIDARITY(04.06.2020)The temporary payment of the Parental Benefit and the Additional Unemployment Benefit for the time being will continue to be made weekly, but will be stopped with effect from Friday, 3 July 2020, which payment will then cover the period from -27 June to 3 July 2020.

The temporary payment of the Disability and Medical Benefit will be suspended with effect from tomorrow, Friday, 5 June 2020, which payment being made today covers the period from 30 May to 5 June 2020.

Regions / Country
malta
Global challenges
Topics
Family benefits
Unemployment
Cash transfers
Document Type

Chile: Nuevos montos y cobertura del beneficio Ingreso Familiar de Emergencia 2.0

Submitted by cambrosio on Fri, 06/19/2020 - 15:39

bonosdelgobierno.com (15.06.2020) Nuevo Plan de Emergencia es anunciado por el gobierno en donde aumentaría a 100.000 pesos el Bono Familiar de Emergencia por integrante, alcanzando un universo de 2.1 Millones de hogares beneficiarios. ¿En que consiste las mejoras del nuevo Bono de Emergencia?

Regions / Country
chile
Global challenges
Topics
Family benefits
Social assistance
Cash transfers
Document Type

Moldova: increase of the minimum monthly income guaranteed for the granting of social assistance

Submitted by cambrosio on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 10:59

moldpres.md (24.04.2020)

The Government committed to the establishment of additional measures to support
citizens and business activity during the emergency. among those,  the increase of expenses for the implementation of support measures during the state of emergency of disadvantaged families through the Social Assistance Program, as the increase of the minimum guaranteed monthly income to 1,300 lei and the increase of the minimum guaranteed monthly income for children from 50% to 75%.

Regions / Country
moldova, Republic of
Global challenges
Topics
Social assistance
Cash transfers
Document Type