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Safety Net

1. See: Safety net return.

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The Department of Social Service is also working to prepare a central database under the Management Information System (MIS) to identify all the real extreme poor under the social safety net programme.
Developing and transition countries spend an average of 1.5 percent of GDP on social safety net programs.
While there are many different ways in which a state can introduce such programmes, we will discuss one which is better suited for Egypt in its current state: a permanent social safety net. This approach aims to provide enduring social protection for its citizens, usually categorised by long-term strategies aimed at providing social protection for those who truly need it.
Social safety net programs include cash and in-kind transfers targeted to poor and vulnerable households, with the goal of protecting families from the impact of economic shocks, natural disasters, and other crises; ensuring that children grow up healthy, well-fed, and can stay in school and learn; empowering women and girls; and creating jobs.
OECD showing spending on the social safety net as a percentage of the GDP.
The required informal social safety net measures as an appropriate solution are then identified against each category.
The government's efforts to identify and assist the poorest families in difficult winter times were equally commendable, Saum said, adding: "We are happy to continue supporting Afghanistan's efforts to manage its social safety net programmes more efficiently, so that poor people can better withstand economic and weather-related hardships and benefit from economic growth."
Social safety nets are transfer payment programmes where the beneficiary does not make any financial or other contribution in return.
"Latvia's poverty rates remain among the highest in Europe, making the program's emergency social safety net critical.
Psychosocial factors, such as stressors brought about by uncertainty about the economy, income inequality, and a fraying social safety net also must be considered, he said.
The government headed by Prime Minister David Cameron is making a round of cuts that will roll back stimulus incentives and hit at the country's social safety net. Another major target is the public sector, where as many as 600,000 government jobs could be cut; 65 percent of public servants are women.
Amman -- PNN - The government of Japan has announced a donation of USD 6.88 million (600 million Japanese yen) towards food aid as part of UNRWA's social safety net programme for 2010 and 2011.

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