What is Social Protection?

Transient poverty

"Short term poverty. Poverty experienced as the result of a temporary fall in income or expenditure although over a longer period the household resources are on average sufficient to keep the household above the poverty line (DFID 2001:186).".

Source: Chronic Poverty Research Centre. 2005. "Chronic Poverty Report 2004-05". Chronic Poverty Research Centre. <http://www.chronicpoverty.org/uploads/publication_files/CPR1_appendices.pdf>. Accessed 14 May 2020.