Dernière mise à jour: 15/5/2024

Informations de base

Institutions et organismes impliqués
South Africa - South African National Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, SANDEFF
Références
South African Government. n.d. Social relief of distress. Accessible at: https://www.gov.za/services/services-residents/social-benefits/social-relief-distress. Accessed on 13 March 2024
Groupe de population
Poor households

Détails du programme

Objectifs du programme

Temporary provision of assistance intended for persons in such a dire material need that they are unable to meet their families’ most basic needs.

Références
South African Government. n.d. Social relief of distress. Accessible at: https://www.gov.za/services/services-residents/social-benefits/social-relief-distress. Accessed on 13 March 2024

Ciblage et éligibilité

Régions ciblées
Nationwide
Références
South African Government. n.d. Social relief of distress. Accessible at: https://www.gov.za/services/services-residents/social-benefits/social-relief-distress. Accessed on 13 March 2024
Critère d'éligibilité
Dire material need due to any of the following factors: (i) you need help while you wait for your children’s grants to be processed a crisis or disaster has occurred (e.g. your house has burnt down) (ii) you do not qualify for a grant, and you are in a desperate situation (iii) you are unable to work for a period of less than six month because you are medically unfit (iv) you are unable to get maintenance from the other parent of your child or children (v) the breadwinner in the family has died (vi) the breadwinner has been sent to prison for a short time (less than six months) (vii) you have been affected by a disaster, but the area or community in which you live has not been declared a disaster area. Show proof that you: (i) have applied for a grant (ii) have had an emergency (e.g. provide a police report that your house burnt down) (iii) have tried to get maintenance (iv) have no other support (v) are married, divorced, or single (vi) have no income (vii) have a short-term medical disability.

Couverture et autres informations

Type de bénéfices
The Social Relief of Distress may be in the form of a food parcel or a voucher to buy food. Some provinces give this assistance in the form of cash.
Durée minimale et maximale des prestations (le cas échéant)
Social Relief of Distress is given for a short time only – usually for up to three months, which may be extended for another three months.