Social protection finally catches up with Borongan's 1,000 beneficiaries of the National Household Targeting System (NHTS) or LISTAHANAN. More than 1,000 Borongan poor not included in the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps)...

In central Yemen, Al Dhale’e governorate hosts some of the most vulnerable families who have fled conflict from neighbouring areas. With the support of ECHO, ACTED has supported 2,200 vulnerable households in Al Dhale’e governorate...

Helping those in need is a priority in Chinese social work, particularly in remote rural areas. In Yingjiang County in southwest China's Yunnan Province, efforts are being made, to help people move from inhospitable places to better surroundings,...

Over OMR35 million was allocated to social security payments in three months, according to the Ministry of Social Security. A total of OMR35,323,588 was spent to cover 78,231 social security cases in 2018. The cases include orphans...

Government is consistently monitoring the country’s food security situation with 10 percent of public expenditure having been set aside to fund drought mitigation efforts and avert the effects of El Nino, Lands, Agriculture, Water,...

Almost a year after the liberation of Marawi City from the hands of terrorists, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to help families displaced by the siege to rise and rebuild their lives. Just recently...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced that it will transfer to participating elementary schools and early childhood development centres an initial amount of more than US$ 370,000 (D 18.5 million) to provide daily meals for up...

Germany wants to set up a new European Union fund to help pay unemployment benefits across the bloc, according to proposals leaked to the German press on Wednesday. The new fund, paid into by all EU members, would lend money to...

The World Bank has pledged up to $1 billion to Indonesia to help with relief and rebuilding in the wake of the Sept. 28 earthquakes and tsunami that killed more than 1,500 people. The funding, which the bank announced on Oct. 14,...

MSF teams at our non-communicable diseases (NCD) clinic in Irbid, Jordan, have worked with Syrian refugees living outside camps since December 2014.  Jordan hosts around 671,900 registered refugees, and many more who are without...

The State government on Monday launched the first of its kind portal to facilitate direct benefit transfers of social schemes to lakhs of beneficiaries. MahaDBT will be a single-point platform for delivery of benefits, subsidies,...

Of the 2.2 lakh people to whom the state government reached out as part of its programme to offer psycho-social assistance in the afternoon of floods, nearly 1.543 people had severe anxiety ande depression, needing medical help....