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social assistance

n. Canadian
Social security.

social assistance

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a former name for social security
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Noun1.social assistance - benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law
social insurance - government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Contract award notice: Printing and delivery of statutory forms and vouchers for the implementation of activities under the law by the social assistance agency.
M2 PRESSWIRE-July 30, 2019-: Global Social Assistance Market Report 2019 with Profiles Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Food Programme, Unicef, The Salvation Army, Feeding America
Graduates and diploma holders absorbed as interns will be entitled to a monthly stipend of Sh25,000 while unemployed youth will get a monthly hardship allowance of S,000 if a proposal to amend the Employment Act and Social assistance Act is approved by the House.
Summary: In recent decades, social assistance programs around the world have been strengthened to the point that they now benefit more than 2.5 billion people, usually the poorest and most vulnerable.
In recent decades, social assistance programmes around the world have been strengthened to the point that they now benefit more than 2.5 billion people, usually the poorest and most vulnerable.
The results of two months of 2019 shows that the largest share of state budget expenditures falls on social assistance and social security: 27.1 percent of total expenditures, or 522.7 billion tenge, which is 19.5 percent more than a year earlier.
The study was based on qualitative research conducted through bibliographic research, documentary analysis of the Minutes of the National Social Assistance Council (between 2008 and 2011) and public documents of the MDS and interviews with key stakeholders who worked at the MDS from 2008 to 2011, during the drafting and follow-up process of the Bill in the House of Representatives and the Federal Senate.
This new package reflects the EU's broader engagement to support Lebanon, strengthening its public education and social assistance systems: -Support to public education in Lebanon: The EU has allocated e1/4100 million to strengthen the public education system and guarantee that all children have access to inclusive and quality education.
WASHINGTON: The Board of Executive Directors of World Bank approved US$11 million of Additional Financing for the Albania Social Assistance Modernization Project.
Tajikistan's poorest and most vulnerable citizens will have access to important social assistance benefits through better targeting and improved administration, thanks to additional financing of US$ 1.8 million, approved by the World Bank Board of Executive Directors, for the ongoing Tajikistan Social Safety Net Strengthening Project, the WB reports.
The Agency for Social Assistance explained that the process was delayed due to appeal of the auctions for the delivery of the products.
(TAP) -- The number of needy families benefiting from the monetary transfer is 230,000 families in 2015 against 108,900 beneficiary families in 2010, an increase estimated at 210%, according to the latest report of "evaluation of the performance of social assistance programmes in Tunisia" developed by the Research and Social Studies Centre (French: CRES) with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB).