The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and the United Nations World Food Programme, Pakistan (WFP) supported by Australian Government, have...

The direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for nutritional support to Tuberculosis (TB) patients — Nikshay Poshan Yojana (NPY) — rolled out from April this year has recorded slow progress in the last eight months. Of the 18 lakh...

The cost of getting pensions and benefits sent to people's homes by mail will rise from currently €6.60 to €7.70 a month, the Social Insurance Board has announced. The change will affect some 5,000 Estonian...

Qatar has signed an agreement with the United Nations to provide shelter to more than 26,000 displaced people from war-torn Yemen.

The $3m deal was signed on Sunday between the Qatar Development Fund, Qatar...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday it has received a 14.3 million U.S. dollars funding to support refugees living in northern Kenya.

Annalisa Conte, WFP country director and...

The Civil Society Organizations have begun the monitoring of the disbursement to 300,000 poorest of the poor of the returned Abacha loot of $322.5 million (otherwise known as (Abacha 2) from Switzerland by the Federal Government of...

The World Bank announced a new US$140 million grant to maintain the delivery of emergency cash transfers to 1.5 million poor and most vulnerable Yemeni households, covering a total of 9 million individuals. The new grant is from the...

The government will frame rules to provide maternity allowance for rural women during the initial months of childbirth to ensure that only those who fulfill the prescribed criteria are eligible.

Prime...

Social protection expenditure in the European Union (EU) stood at 28.2 per cent of GDP in 2016, slightly down compared with 28.4 per cent in 2015, according to new data from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In...

Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that the pension amount for beneficiaries under Old Age, Divyang and Widow categories will be raised to Rs 1,000 from the next financial year budget. The CM, while interacting with people at...

The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $53.8 million loan to build a new hospital in Honduras that will improve trauma and...

Bolivia will launch in 2020 a project to expand and improve drinking water and sanitation services with help from a $79 million loan approved today by the Inter-American Development Bank’s Board of Directors.

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