Category: Cash assistance

Distribution of Odette’s cash aid in Mandaue City extended until June 22

Mandaue City Treasurer’s Office has extended cash relief distribution for victims of Typhoon Odette (Rai) until June 22, 2022. City treasury officials made the announcement after receiving calls from worried typhoon victims who claimed they had yet to receive their cash aid from the Mandaue city government. Julia Ballesteros, deputy city treasurer of Mandaue, told […]

Qatar Fund for Development provides lifesaving cash assistance to Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon – Jordan

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has signed an agreement with the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) to provide $2 million in multi-purpose cash assistance to some 27,400 of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees in Jordan and in Lebanon for a period of two months. This generous contribution enables UNHCR to provide much-needed cash support to […]

Payment of mid-year cash assistance for people with disabilities and the elderly in Lapu begins on June 16

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Good news for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) of Lapu-Lapu City. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan announced that starting Thursday, June 16, 2022, the city government will begin disbursing its mid-year cash assistance. Chan said the elderly will receive 4,000 pesos while the disabled will receive 3,000 pesos each. The […]

5,000 pregnant women await cash assistance under Jsy | Indore News

INDORE: About 5,000 women have yet to receive cash assistance for institutional deliveries at government health facilities under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) in the district for the financial year 2021-22. Official records showed that only 16,743 women received cash assistance compared to 21,665 deliveries in government health department institutions in the last financial year, records […]

Multi-purpose cash assistance: information for those affected [EN/UK] – Ukraine

Attachments Multipurpose cash (MPC) assistance is part of the humanitarian assistance provided by some humanitarian organizations, including the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, United Nations (UN) agencies and non-governmental organizations. organizations (NGOs) in the context of the current crisis in Ukraine. MPC’s assistance offers crisis-affected people the flexibility and dignity to choose how to […]

The European Union reaffirms its support for WFP’s cash assistance program in Syria amid deteriorating socio-economic conditions – Syrian Arab Republic

DAMASCUS – The United Nations World Food Program welcomes a €9 million contribution from the European Union (EU) to support the scale-up of cash assistance to around 375,000 vulnerable and distressed Syrians. food insecure who are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. The EU’s continued support for the scaling up of cash assistance across Syria […]

How cash assistance can help survivors recover from gender-based violence – Ecuador

By Tenzin Manell, Associate Director, Money and Livelihoods, Women’s Refugee Commission Gender-based violence (GBV), including intimate partner violence (IPV), is a global scourge, including among displaced people. For several years, the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) has investigated whether giving money to victims of GBV alongside case management will improve their protection and well-being. Survivors can, […]

How cash assistance can help survivors recover from gender-based violence

Gender-based violence (GBV), including intimate partner violence (IPV), is a global scourge, including among displaced people. For several years, the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) has investigated whether giving money to victims of GBV alongside case management will improve their protection and well-being. Survivors can, among other things, use money to pay for shelter away from […]

Cash assistance for 800 vulnerable households

Vulnerable families in Tonga have received emergency multi-purpose cash assistance from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), following the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunamis in January. The IOM in the same way MORDI Tonga Trust paid a total of $176000 since the start of disbursement in April. Cash transfers were made through Digicel […]

Cook County makes cash assistance program permanent: Preckwinkle | Chicago News

Cook County Council Chairman Toni Preckwinkle speaks about the county’s cash assistance program on May 18, 2022. (WTTW News) Believing that giving cash assistance payments directly to people struggling to make ends meet can help alleviate poverty, Cook County Council chairwoman Toni Preckwinkle said Wednesday she would make permanent a Guaranteed Income Program in Cook […]

UNHCR MENA Regional Cash Assistance Update Q4 (October – December 2021) – Jordan

Attachments Highlights 4.1 million unique individuals 1 reached by all cash assistance modalities from January to December 2021 2.9 million unique people received multi-purpose cash assistance from January to December 2021, including 826,391 people who received emergency cash assistance $308.7 million* distributed through all modes of cash assistance from January to December 2021, including $178.8 […]

You have until Friday to apply for the city’s monthly cash assistance program. here’s how

CHICAGO — The deadline to apply for the city’s monthly cash assistance program is Friday. The 2022 Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot will provide $500 per month to 5,000 households for one year, according to a city press release. You can apply here. Applications are open until 11:59 p.m. Friday and are available in English, Spanish, […]

Cash assistance of $277 million will be distributed to 49,000 beneficiaries in Cebu City on May 13

Cebu City residents whose homes and similar structures were damaged by Typhoon Odette can now expect to receive financial assistance from the city government, which plans to start distributing aid this Friday. | CDN File Photo CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Treasurer’s Office is currently preparing to roll out payroll for cash relief, […]

Covid funds will fuel $22 million in cash aid, but federal money is being announced quickly

Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui announces a direct cash assistance program during his State of the City address on Wednesday. (Photo: Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui via Instagram) A final chunk of Covid relief funds arrived at City Council on Monday — $23.1 million described by staff as targeting concerns ranging from homelessness to broadband infrastructure — but a […]

What will it take to make direct cash assistance programs permanent?

Guaranteed income had a moment: Citywide direct-money pilots sprang up in Atlanta, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles, the latter becoming the largest the country had seen, serving 3,000 inhabitants. Some served a broader pool of low-income candidates, while others targeted very specific demographic groups. The Gainesville, Florida program focused on formerly incarcerated, while Columbia, South Carolina, […]

More than 100,000 applications have been submitted for the Chicago cash assistance pilot program; Deadline is May 13 | Black Voices | Chicago News

Applications for Chicago’s pilot cash assistance program have been open for a week, and so far the city says more than 100,000 applications have been issued. Eligible applicants will be entered into a lottery to determine who will receive $500 per month for one year. Ultimately, 5,000 households will receive checks in one of the […]

Chicago Resilient Communities Cash Assistance Pilot Program Applications Open to Low-Income Residents

CHICAGO (WLS) — Residents of Chicago can now apply for the city’s new basic income program. The city estimates that approximately 5,000 low-income households will benefit from the Chicago Resilient Communities pilot program. “I remain committed to making an equitable recovery from the pandemic to stabilize and ensure the well-being of all residents,” said Mayor […]

Applications for Chicago’s Resilient Communities Pilot Cash Assistance Program Open Monday for Low-Income Residents

CHICAGO (WLS) — Residents of Chicago will be able to apply for the city’s new basic income program starting Monday. City estimates about 5,000 low-income households will benefit from Chicago Resilient Communities pilot program The city expects the program to be one of the largest monthly cash assistance programs in the country, providing eligible families […]

Angeles government to provide cash assistance of 10,000 pesos to Pandan fire victims

IN ASHES. Officials from the Fire Protection Bureau inspect the remains of a fire-ravaged house in Barangay Pandan on April 16. The city government, under Mayor Carmelo ‘Pogi’ Lazatin Jr., will provide financial assistance of 10,000 pesos to the victims. (Angeles City Information Office) The Angles City Government, under Mayor Carmelo “Pogi” Lazatin Jr., will […]

Chicago Releases Application Details for Resilient Communities Pilot Cash Assistance Program for Low-Income Residents

CHICAGO (WLS) — The City of Chicago is releasing new details about a program to help struggling low-income residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot will be one of the nation’s largest assistance programs. Five thousand households will receive $500 per month for 12 months. To be eligible, residents must be:-18 years […]

EML, CORE and Mastercard Partner to Provide Cash Assistance Program to Ukrainian Refugees

KANSAS CITY, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nonprofit Crisis Response HEART (Community Organized Relief Effort) launched a financial assistance program in the event of a humanitarian crisis in Ukraine in partnership with EML Payments Limited (ASX: EML) (S&P/ASX 200), Mastercard, the Stichting Giustra International Foundation, Tommy Humphreys and the Parker Foundation. The program will provide digital cash assistance directly […]

Multipurpose cash assistance: 2021 post-distribution monitoring report – Jordan

Abstract This report presents the results of the 2021 annual Post-Distribution Monitoring (PDM) exercise of UNHCR’s Urban Basic Needs Cash Assistance Program in Jordan. Through a banking network of automated teller machines (ATMs) equipped with iris-scanning technology, as well as, increasingly, mobile wallet technology, the agency pays out around $5.5 million per month to more […]

Partnership between humanitarian organizations and governments is key to providing cash assistance to refugees

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Over the past four weeks, more than 3.5 million Ukrainians have fled their country to escape Russian forces, facing an uncertain future and placing new economic demands on host countries like Poland. In addition to this recent crisis, more than 80 million people have been forcibly displaced around the world, including in […]

Mayor Adams to provide additional $3 million in cash assistance to Bronx fire victims

March 16, 2022 BronxWorks selected to disburse remaining funds and provide case management services NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City (Mayor’s Fund) today announced that an additional $3 million in financial assistance will be made available to help more than 150 households affected […]

NGOs welcome resumption of cash assistance for asylum seekers in Greece, call for gaps to be filled urgently — Refugees International

The months-long suspension of cash assistance to asylum seekers since October 2021 has caused significant hardship across Greece. Today, 14 NGOs and civil society organizations welcome the reinstatement of the programme, while warning that many people still remain without assistance. Since the end of December, asylum seekers in Greece have been receiving “payment cards” as […]

Delete Barnes and Valentino-Smith: Maryland’s temporary cash assistance safety net must be reformed

Photo by Catherine McQueen/Getty Images. By Dels. Darryl Barnes and Geraldine Valentino-Smith The drafters are chair of the Black Legislative Caucus and vice chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Health and Human Services, respectively. Both are Democrats representing Prince George’s County in the House of Delegates. At first glance, Maryland’s poverty rate is lower […]

UNRWA and EU help Palestinian refugees in Syria with emergency financial assistance – Syrian Arab Republic

In 2021, the European Union (EU) contributed €2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East Emergency Appeal 2021 for humanitarian assistance to Palestine refugees affected by the conflict. This funding contributed to the Agency’s efforts to provide 28,622 vulnerable Palestinian refugees with emergency financial assistance to […]

Johnson County supervisors roll the dice on COVID cash assistance

An excluded worker organizer speaks with a Johnson County government staff member at the Johnson County Administration Building on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. (Nick Rohlman/The Gazette) Johnson County advocates feel misled by the local government’s new pandemic relief program. In a closely divided vote last month, the Board of Overseers approved $2 million in federal […]

Who will receive pandemic financial assistance in Johnson County?

Community organizer Ninoska Campos reads a statement to Mike Hensch, executive director of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, calling for the creation of an excluded worker fund for the distribution of federal pandemic aid. The exchange took place at a Feb. 14 rally hosted by Escucha Mi Voz at the Johnson County Administration Building […]

Review of Good Practices on Cash Assistance in High Inflation and Depreciation Contexts – Global

1. INTRODUCTION a. Background and rationale This document presents good practices to help humanitarian actors design and implement cash programs, including multi-purpose cash transfers (MPC) and cash transfers for sector results. The rationale for this paper is the growing challenge of inflation and currency depreciation in contexts where humanitarian cash assistance is being implemented and/or […]

Mayor announces monthly cash assistance program

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, city and community leaders announced new efforts to ease financial hardship on the second anniversary of the Mayor’s Solutions to End Poverty (STEP) summit. The Mayor invited interested residents to sign up to receive notifications regarding the Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot, a $31.5 million program to benefit Chicago residents and families […]

Direct Cash Assistance Payments Reached Many City Candidates | Local News

More than 6,000 payments of $500 have been processed and distributed to residents through the Direct Cash Assistance program, according to the City of St. Louis and its partners, including the Office of the Treasurer of St. Louis, United Way of Greater St. Louis, MoCaFi Bank and Burning Cities. Shoot “These payments are helping thousands […]

DA continues distributing cash assistance to rice farmers

Catherine Talavera – The Filipino Star February 21, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is continuing to distribute cash assistance to eligible rice farmers as more than 200 farmers are expected to receive their P5,000 assistance this month. In a statement, the DA said a total of 203 rice farmers […]

St. Louis distributes 6,000 cash assistance payments

ST. LOUIS — More than 6,000 payments have been distributed to residents of the City of St. Louis through its direct cash assistance program. These payments represent more than $3 million. What do you want to know The total represents nearly two-thirds of the funds allocated to the program The organization is working on processing […]

Cash assistance helps LGBTQIA+ survivors of domestic violence

Fleeing rampant crime and political violence, a collapsing economy and severe food and medicine shortages, some 1.5 million Venezuelans have arrived in Ecuador since 2016. Among them are LGBTQIA+ people, who make face many risks, including domestic violence (IPV). An analysis conducted by CARE among 782 migrants and refugees in Ecuador in 2019 found that […]

Prices of basic foodstuffs double in Afghanistan – CARE provides lifesaving cash assistance

As millions more in Afghanistan plunge into dire financial distress due to mass unemployment and soaring prices, CARE is providing quick and flexible cash assistance as a lifeline to some of the most vulnerable. Afghanistan is in the grip of a catastrophic economic crisis that is forcing some to do the unimaginable, including selling their […]

DC launches direct cash assistance program to support new and expectant parents

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced a $1.5 million direct cash assistance pilot program to support low-income new and expectant parents in Wards 5, 7, and 8 by improving maternal health. and advancing economic mobility. The program is funded by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED). Entitled Strong Families, […]

Direct cash assistance from federal funds has been requested for housing flexibility, homelessness issues

A “People’s Rally for Housing Against Unaffordable Cambridge” takes place at City Hall on June 17. (Photo: Marc Levy) Direct cash assistance to people facing eviction or homelessness won unanimous backing from city councilors on Monday; the idea is now up to the city manager to consider how much could be spent on the project […]

New Mexico Immigrant Families Eligible for Cash Assistance Pilot | Local News

Hundreds of undocumented immigrants and families with mixed residency status across New Mexico will receive $6,000 over 12 months in a pilot program studying the effects of cash assistance. Proponents of the pilot project – developed by a coalition of advocacy organizations – hope the monthly cash injections of $500 will close income gaps for […]

Thorough screening process used for cash assistance – FBC News

Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum clarified that the $250 cash aid was given only to farmers who met the criteria. Sayed-Khaiyum says the selection process for deserving applicants was thorough and aid went to farmers whose farms were verifiably damaged by Tropical Cyclone Cody. This assistance went to farmers whose crops or livestock had been […]

Cash assistance for laid-off workers extends through third round

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training announced on February 4 a third round of government cash assistance for 5,576 laid-off workers from 42 factories and other selected companies in the garment and tourism sectors whose operations have been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The ministry commented in a notice that the latest cycle […]

Over $3 million disbursed in cash aid – FBC News

The government issued cash payments of more than $3 million to 12,747 farmers this afternoon. These are people whose livelihoods depend entirely on agricultural products and livestock. The majority of these farmers suffered huge losses during the recent widespread flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone Cody. The article continues after the ad Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum […]

Cash Assistance Monthly Pilot Tender for Resilient Chicago Communities

City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services Legal publicity request form DESCRIPTION: Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS), The Chicago Resilient Communities Monthly Cash Assistance Pilot: Program Administrator Tender The City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) Social Services Division is pleased to announce the release of Chicago Resilient […]

5,000 unemployed workers will soon receive cash assistance from CAMP – DOLE exec

About 5,000 qualified beneficiaries of the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Covid-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) will soon receive their cash assistance. Assistant Secretary of Labor Dominique R. Tutay revealed that the said beneficiaries were among the 22,000 applications they have received since they began accepting applications for the 2022 PAC on Monday. She […]

County invests in nonprofits and cash assistance to prevent evictions

Thursday, January 27, 2022 by Seth Smalley On Tuesday, the Travis County Commissioners Court approved a series of investment strategies to prevent evictions and ease the potentially difficult transition from the federally funded emergency rental assistance program to other forms rental assistance. “The key issues today, members of the tribunal, are the strategy for providing […]

About 2,000 people in St. Louis are now approved for $500 cash assistance | Politics

ST. LOUIS — About 2,000 city residents have been approved to receive funds through a direct cash assistance program, but program officials said many more applications remain pending due to information incomplete. The number of people approved for $500 cash cards has doubled since the start of the month. However, incomplete applications are still a […]

Workers receive increased cash assistance, sickness benefits

The Employees Compensation Board has approved higher sickness benefits and cash assistance for workers who will contract COVID-19, among other illnesses. The Public Service Commission also ruled on Wednesday that workers who have had to miss work due to COVID-19-related quarantine, isolation or treatment are considered excused. Based on the ECC’s recommendation, workers who fall […]

Fewer Colorado families living in poverty receive cash assistance from TANF / Public News Service

Colorado and other states are hoarding more than $6 billion for struggling families, according to a new analysis. In 2020, Colorado turned down more requests for cash assistance through the Temporary Needy Family Assistance Program than it accepted. Ali Safawi, an associate fellow at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, said many Colorado families […]

DC Mayor Bowser Launches Direct Cash Assistance Program for New and Expectant Mothers – WDVM25 and DCW50

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DC Mayor Bowser launches direct cash assistance program for new and expectant mothers | WDVM25 and DCW50

WASHINGTON (WDVM) – DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is launching a direct cash assistance program for new mothers and expectant mothers, offering a $1.5 million grant for a pilot program, Strong Families, Strong Futures DC. Organizing efforts have spread across the United States for Amazon and Starbucks The launch took place at Martha’s Table at 11:30 […]

DA 7 distributes $ 2.8 million in cash aid to farmers in Toledo, Pinamungajan

TOTAL cash assistance of 2.8 million pesos was granted to rice farmers in the city of Toledo and the municipality of Pinamungajan on Monday, January 10, 2022. The financial subsidy is part of the Global Rice Improvement Fund – Financial Assistance to Rice Growers (RCEF-RFFA) program. Each farmer will receive 5,000 P. Agriculture Department 7 […]

Cash Aid Law Won’t Make Up For Huge Import Losses

Catherine Talavera – The Filipino Star January 10, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines – The law that provides direct cash assistance to rice farmers does not appear to compensate farmers for huge losses due to excessive rice imports, according to the Free Farmers Federation (FFF). President Duterte recently signed Republic Act 11598 or the Philippine […]

A new law granting cash assistance to “small” farmers until 2024 is inked

MANILA – Small farmers cultivating two hectares and less of paddy fields will receive annual direct financial assistance under a new law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte signed Republic Law (RA) No.11598, also known as the Philippine Farmers Cash Assistance Law, on December 10, 2021. The copy of the law was released to reporters […]

UNHCR Cash Assistance and Protection Outcomes in MENA – Jordan

Cash assistance is a key tool for realizing protection opportunities and solutions for forcibly displaced people. Globally, in 2020, UNHCR provided $ 695 million in cash assistance, of which more than 55% – or $ 384.5 million – to the Middle East and Africa region. North (MENA). Between January and June 2021, UNHCR commissioned a […]

City of Seattle offers 9,392 cash assistance grants to income-eligible families through the Seattle Relief Fund

Last week, the city of Seattle, in partnership with several nonprofits, announced that it had provided 5,257 people and 4,135 households with direct cash assistance through its Seattle Relief Fund. This fund was established to support vulnerable income-eligible Seattle residents who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the Omicron variant now here in […]

More than 20,000 J’cans will benefit from the COVID cash assistance program

The holiday season, as well as the New Years, is expected to be relatively better for some 27,357 needy Jamaicans as they will receive a one-time payment of $ 16,000 under the COVID-19 cash assistance program. of the government. The $ 155 million cash transfer initiative, which was officially launched last week, aims to help […]

City of St. Louis Partners with Representative Cori Bush for Direct Cash Assistance Program

Click to enlarge DOYLE MURPHY Saint-Louis Town Hall. More than 1,000 people have applied for the City of St. Louis direct financial assistance program since it opened on Dec. 18, according to a press release from the mayor’s office. St. Louis residents who are approved will receive a payment of $ 500. In a press […]

Computer glitch temporarily blocks St. Louis cash assistance program application process

By Deion Broxton Click here for updates on this story ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — A computer glitch delayed some St. Louis residents from completing applications for the city’s direct cash assistance program on Saturday. The city began accepting applications Saturday for its direct cash assistance program, which is designed to give $500 to 9,300 families […]

Cash assistance relieves people of email, taxi, and food delivery services

E-HAILING and taxi drivers as well as delivery and food delivery drivers have applauded the cash assistance announced in Johor’s 2022 budget to help ease their burden amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Email driver Aslam Aminuddin Kamarudin, 28, plans to use the money to cover his gasoline and car maintenance expenses. “The amount may not be […]

Multipurpose cash assistance: 2020 post-distribution monitoring report – Jordan

Summary STUDY OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY This report presents the results of the 2020 Annual Post-Distribution Monitoring (PDM) of UNHCR’s Urban Basic Needs Cash Assistance Program in Jordan. Through a banking network of automated teller machines (ATMs) equipped with iris scanning technology, the agency disburses more than US$5.5 million per month to approximately 33,000 vulnerable refugee […]

St. Louis announces in-person event to register for $500 cash assistance

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Appointments are now open for eligible St. Louis residents who can come in person to apply for $500 direct cash assistance. The City of St. Louis just announced the in-person event to be held Saturday, December 18 at St. Louis Community College Forest Park. Appointments can be made now through Friday, […]

Multi-use cash assistance: Mid-year 2021 distribution monitoring report – Jordan

Abstract This report presents the results of the 2021 mid-year post-distribution exercise (PDM) of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Multipurpose Cash Assistance in Jordan. Jordan hosts more than 750,000 refugees, most of whom live outside the camps (83%). As of August 2021, more than 33,000 vulnerable refugee families in cities were receiving […]

City publishes criteria for direct cash assistance of $ 500 | Local news

St. Louis officials on Tuesday released eligibility criteria for the $ 500 direct cash assistance payments the city provides to certain residents under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). To pull “We are working as quickly as possible within the program parameters that have been proposed and adopted by the Council of Aldermen to begin […]

Lebanon moves closer to cash aid with opening of World Bank aid program

Lebanon on Wednesday opened online registration for aid programs, including a multi-million dollar cash assistance plan from the World Bank, two years after the country’s economy collapsed. The delay in launching aid programs after the crisis highlights the slowness of political action in the face of growing poverty. Almost 80% of the Lebanese population is […]

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