Last updated: 24/3/2022

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Persons with disabilities

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To cover the costs of rehabilitation equipment;

Legal framework: National Aid Fund Act, Law no. 36 of 1986

References
Röth, H., Z. Nimeh, and J. Hagen-Zanker. 2017. A mapping of social protection and humanitarian assistance programmes in Jordan. What support are refugees eligible for? London: Overseas Development Institute. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/11280.pdf>. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. n.d. “National Aid Fund.” The official e-government website. Accessed 22 December 2017. <https://goo.gl/x4zhye>. In Arabic.
Start date
 
Coverage
497 households in 2013
References
Zureiqat, G., and H. Abu Shama. 2015. Social Protection and Safety Nets in Jordan. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/SocialprotectionandsafetynetsinJordan.pdf>.
Programme expenditure
JOD164,252 allocated in the 2013 budget; Source of funding: Government
References
Zureiqat, G., and H. Abu Shama. 2015. Social Protection and Safety Nets in Jordan. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/SocialprotectionandsafetynetsinJordan.pdf>.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Means Test
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Individuals with disabilities
Eligibility criteria
Jordanian nationality; family income of less than JOD250; not receiving any other benefit; disability of household head or at least one child
References
Röth, H., Z. Nimeh, and J. Hagen-Zanker. 2017. A mapping of social protection and humanitarian assistance programmes in Jordan. What support are refugees eligible for? London: Overseas Development Institute. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/11280.pdf>.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
The most recent eligibility reassessment for all NAF programmes was completed in 2012
References
Zureiqat, G., and H. Abu Shama. 2015. Social Protection and Safety Nets in Jordan. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies. Accessed 28 July 2017.<https://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/SocialprotectionandsafetynetsinJordan.pdf>.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
References
Zureiqat, G., and H. Abu Shama. 2015. Social Protection and Safety Nets in Jordan. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies. Accessed 28 July 2017.<https://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/SocialprotectionandsafetynetsinJordan.pdf>.
Amount of benefits
One-time payment of up to JOD600
References
Röth, H., Z. Nimeh, and J. Hagen-Zanker. 2017. A mapping of social protection and humanitarian assistance programmes in Jordan. What support are refugees eligible for? London: Overseas Development Institute. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/11280.pdf>.
Payment/delivery frequency
One-time
References
Röth, H., Z. Nimeh, and J. Hagen-Zanker. 2017. A mapping of social protection and humanitarian assistance programmes in Jordan. What support are refugees eligible for? London: Overseas Development Institute. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/11280.pdf>.