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Benefit in Crisis Situation

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posted on 2023-11-06, 21:18 authored by Mary DalyMary Daly, Sunwoo RyuSunwoo Ryu, Ertugrul PolatErtugrul Polat
A benefit in crisis situation (pabalsts krīzes situācijā) was provided for eligible people and families in order to ensure their basic needs during the COVID-19 pandemic

History

Country

Latvia

Policy Area

Additional income support for families with children

Measure

Cash transfer

Eligibility

The most vulnerable groups of society who did not receive furlough support

Type

Cash (social assistance)

Start / Announced Date

22/03/2020

End Date

06/05/2021

Amount

Between April 2020 and 31/01/2021: Benefit size being determined by each local authority, of which 50% was co-financed by the state up to €40 per month per adult and 100% was covered by the state up to €50 per month per child From 01/02/2021: Benefit size Benefit size being determined by each local authority, of which 50% was co-financed by the state up to €75 per month per adult and 100% was covered by the state up to €50 per month per child

Total Cost

N/A

Recipients

Parents

Route to the child

Indirect

Sources

Kļave, E., Rajevska, F. And Rajevska, O. (2021) ESPN thematic report: social protection and inclusion policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis - Latvia. Available at: https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?pager.offset=15&advSearchKey= ESPN_covid2021&mode=advancedSubmit&catId=22&policyArea=0&policyAreaSub=0&country=0&year=0

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    Child Policy During COVID-19 Database

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