Jordan’s social protection programs range from subsidies to cash transfer schemes, tax exemptions and social services. The system faces challenges of fragmentation, limited resources and gaps in coverage. Existing programs lack the human resources for monitoring or case management of beneficiaries, and coordination between the national system and humanitarian assistance programs is not robust. Government of Jordan is developing National Social Protection and Poverty Reduction Strategy (2018-2025).
World Water Day on 22 March serves to remind people that clean water cannot be taken for granted. In Mali, for example, over 40 per cent of the population has no access to clean drinking water and only one in five has access to sanitation. This is also due to the fact that since 2002 the rural water supply in the West African country has been organised decentrally; however, the municipalities continue to lack the required knowledge and infrastructure.
A world in which no child grows up in poverty and every child can fulfil their potential would be a different world indeed. This is why we see ending child poverty as a defining challenge of human progress.
This training will focus on different financial instruments intended for persons with disabilities, their implementation and monitoring in line with the UNCRPD.
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The Monrovia Alternative Care facility of SOS Children’s Villages Liberia received (19) more children on Wednesday, 7 March, 2018. These children were recommended to SOS Liberia by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.
In a bid to address the multiple challenges Mozambique faces to support particularly vulnerable groups and reduce extreme poverty and food insecurity, a three-year Joint Programme on Social Protection has been launched together with the United Nations system”.With a budget of $18 million, the programme is intended to support the Mozambican government’s capacity to carry out the second phase of the National Basic Social Security Strategy, and to make its action plans operational.
Mogadishu, 30 January 2018 - One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to a large-scale, collective, and unprecedented humanitarian response. Today, the country is marking a turning point toward ending the cycle of recurring humanitarian crises.
BEIJING, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- China lifted 12.89 million rural people out of poverty in 2017 as it progresses towards its target of eradicating poverty, official data showed Thursday.
There were still 30.46 million rural people living below the national poverty line at the end of 2017, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).