Last updated: 27/10/2021

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population Group
Persons with disabilities

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To provide financial resources to support projects for the care and rehabilitation of people with disabilities and contribute to their integration into society 

Law no. 2 of 2002, creating the Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund for people with disabilities 

References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. n.d. “Who are we.” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.yehwrf.org/content.php?lng=arabic&id=1>. In Arabic.
Programme components
In-kind and financial assistance services; medical and therapeutic services; educational services; training and rehabilitation; financial aid is provided if the beneficiary needs surgical operations, physiotherapy, prosthetic devices, medicine or diagnostic or laboratory tests as well as treatment in a foreign country
References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. n.d. “Who are we.” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.yehwrf.org/content.php?lng=arabic&id=1>. In Arabic. Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. 2014. “National Disability Strategy (2014-2018).” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://yehwrf.org/nprint.php?sid=121>. In Arabic.
Start date
2002
References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. n.d. “Who are we.” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.yehwrf.org/content.php?lng=arabic&id=1>. In Arabic.
Coverage
182,000 people with disabilities as of end-2012 in 125 centres and organisations; 47,000 received individual support as of end-2012; an estimated 24.4 per cent of all beneficiaries in 2012 were children
References
UNICEF and MoPIC. 2015. Child Budget Analysis 2015. Sana’a: United Nations Children’s Fund and Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation of Yemen. Accessed 13 September 2017. <https://www.unicef.org/socialpolicy/files/CBA_Eng_ rev8_for_printing_final_2_2_2015.pdf>. UNICEF and MoPIC. 2015. Child Budget Analysis 2015. Sana’a: United Nations Children’s Fund and Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation of Yemen. Accessed 13 September 2017. <https://www.unicef.org/socialpolicy/files/CBA_Eng_ rev8_for_printing_final_2_2_2015.pdf>.
Programme expenditure
Support provided to centres and organisations: YER2.1 billion; individual support: YER2 billion as of end-2012 Source of funding: Government of Yemen; private donations from national and foreign individuals and bodies; nominal fees imposed by law on some products such as cigarettes
References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. n.d. “Who are we.” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.yehwrf.org/content.php?lng=arabic&id=1>. In Arabic. UNICEF and MoPIC. 2015. Child Budget Analysis 2015. Sana’a: United Nations Children’s Fund and Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation of Yemen. Accessed 13 September 2017. <https://www.unicef.org/socialpolicy/files/CBA_Eng_ rev8_for_printing_final_2_2_2015.pdf>.

Targeting and egiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. n.d. “Who are we.” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.yehwrf.org/content.php?lng=arabic&id=1>. In Arabic.
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
People with disabilities
References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. n.d. “Who are we.” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.yehwrf.org/content.php?lng=arabic&id=1>. In Arabic.
Eligibility criteria
Documentation of impaired mobility, intellectual disability, sensory disability or risk of disability
References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. 2012. “Directory of Services of the Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund: Services provided by the Fund at the individual level.” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.yehwrf.org/news_details.php?lng=arabic&sid=22>. In Arabic.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
In-kind; social services; health care benefits
References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. 2014. “National Disability Strategy (2014-2018).” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://yehwrf.org/nprint.php?sid=121>. In Arabic.
Benefit recipients
People with disabilities; children with disabilities
References
Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund. n.d. “Who are we.” Disability Welfare and Rehabilitation Fund website. Accessed 28 July 2017.