The International Organization for Migration reports some Rohingya refugee women in Cox's Bazar have formed a committee that will enable them to present their concerns and needs to U.N. camp managers...

The UK is providing a major new UK aid package to help screen, prevent and tackle malnutrition in Yemen, Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt announced today. The UN estimates that 17.8 million people do not have reliable access to food across...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) , which deals with pensions for elderly and other issues, was "prima facie" a good scheme but there were "huge gaps" in its implementation which...

The U.N. children's agency says it has resumed emergency cash transfers to 9 million Yemenis after it was allowed to operate a call center to help monitor aid distribution. UNICEF spokeswoman Juliette Touma says the cash transfer...

The World Bank has announced funding of up to $1 billion for the Government of Indonesia to supplement relief and reconstruction efforts in the disaster-affected areas of Lombok and Sulawesi, and to bolster long-term resilience. The...

For the first time, over 70,000 refugees from Burundi residing at the Mahama camp in Kirehe district will now have access to cash transfers from WFP/UNHCR via an Equity Bank Rwanda card, following a successful registration exercise at the camp. The...

The  Garrisa County Commissioner (CC), Dr. Joshua Chepchieng has lauded the government’s Chakula kwa Jamii cash transfer program where identified families were given Sh.3, 000 per month to cover three months instead of food rations, adding that the...

Serious measures have been taken on Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's initiative in order to strengthen the social protection of population in...

The government remains committed to reducing poverty and vulnerability amongst the economically disadvantaged in society. Under the Seventh National Development Plan (2017-2021), it has made an undertaking that it shall continue implementing social...

A total of Dh 2.14 billion was offered by the Ministry of Community Development in social assistance in the first half of 2018.

The ministry’s aid aims to enhance family cohesion and social solidarity and...

In a report titled: "In Search of Fiscal Space; Government Spending and Taxation: Who Benefits?", the World Bank has saluted a project by President Uhuru Kenyatta citing that it has cushioned the poor and most vulnerable people in the society. Inua...

Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has called on the government to improve service delivery for persons with disabilities especially in public institutions such as schools and other public places. According to the Rwanda Governance Scorecard (RGS) 2018,...