The World Bank-assisted Community and Social Development Programme (CSDP) executed 62 social and economic development projects in Borno in 2018, Alhaji Ciroma Musa, the programme’s manager, has said.

Musa...

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) is set to attract 60 million Nigerians in the Informal Sector to tbe pension scheme.

PenCom said this was in order to ensure all Nigerians live a good life at old...

The Italian government has approved "citizens' income" and a new pension scheme, marking a major overhaul of the country’s welfare system.

The agreed reforms, providing income support for the poor and...

$15 million in Qatari funds will arrive in the Gaza Strip this week after the transfer was stalled last week following violent clashes on the coastal enclave's border with Israel, a Qatari diplomat told Reuters.

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The Odisha government on Saturday hiked the social security allowance under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY). Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made the announcement during a programme organised under the ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ campaign...

Unemployment benefits hit a record high last year, government data showed Sunday, in a sign of how hard it is to find a job amid the economic slowdown.

The government paid unemployment benefits worth 6.68...

UNFPA’s mobile psychosocial support teams, which provide a wide range of assistance to survivors of gender-based violence. 
UNFPA’s mobile teams have proven to be crucial, aiding women who might otherwise be out of reach,...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will include senior citizens in its orientation programs under the Family Development Session (FDS) of disaster preparedness, an official said Friday.

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Social welfare recipients will continue to collect their payments from post offices this year. An Post has renewed the contract to provide €51m in social welfare payments until the end of 2019.

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The European Union (EU) Wednesday announced the adoption of its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of 1.6 billion euro (USD 1.8 billion) for 2019.

"With this new budget, the EU remains a...

The United Nations announced on Tuesday that it was able to deliver food aid to 9.5 million people in Yemen in December, just shy of its goal of 10 million, according to Reuters.

"We were at a bit less than...

All money transfer offices must pay cash wired electronically from abroad to the recipients in Lebanese pounds only and not in U.S. dollars, Lebanon’s Central Bank announced Monday.

A source told The Daily...