IDPoor cards, title deeds urged for veterans

Kun Kim, first vice-president of the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) and secretary-general of the Cambodian Veterans Association (CVA), called on relevant institutions to provide IDPoor cards and title deeds to veterans, their families, disabled individuals and impoverished households. ...

Mom Kunthear

Informal entertainment workers eyed for IDPoor

The Ministry of Planning has since the start of July been conducting interviews for assessing whether informal workers in the entertainment sector can qualify for IDPoor cards, a senior official has said. ...

Chea Sokny

PM Hun Sen announces IDPoor for 1,300 fishing families

Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered issuance of IDPoor cards for over 1,000 families living in dolphin conservation zones to reduce fishing in the protected areas as part of the efforts to conserve the endangered species. ...

Tith Kongnov

NSAF removes unqualified families from IDPoor scheme

After two years of implementation of the National Social Assistance Funds (NSAFs), authorities have decided to delist nearly 50,000 families across the country. ...

Tith Kongnov

Government implements new procedures for IDPoor

New procedures for qualifying for the ID poor programme were announced at the Hyatt Regency, Phnom Pehn yesterday that will provide assistance to impoverished people who have come under increasing financial pressure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, natural disasters, and events occurring outside the country. ...

Chhun Sunly

Gov’t spent more than $570 million on IDpoor

Ministry of Social Affairs announced yesterday that the government has spent more than $570 million to provide cash assistance to poor families suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic from June 25, 2020 to September 24 this year. ...

Sen David

Cambodia provides cash assistance to pandemic-hit families for another 3 months

The Cambodian government will continue providing cash assistance to about 700,000 families hit by COVID-19 for another three months from October to December, according to a decision released on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

WFP and Ministry provide food aid to 200,000 people

World Food Program in collaboration with the Ministry of Education yesterday provided food to 200,000 people in Siem Reap, Oddar Meanchey, Kampong Thom, Kampong Chhnang and Pursat provinces.   ...

Mao Chanvireak

IDPoor scheme sees $291 million given to 700,000 households

The government has disbursed $291 million to 692,092 eligible families who were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic between July last year and Wednesday (March 24). ...

Chea Vanyuth

Minister: Transparency vital in identifying poor households

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has instructed all municipal and provincial governors to improve the process of identifying poor households qualified for financial support from the government’s cash handout programme.​ The move came after Minister of Planning Chhay Than urged local authorities not to collude with ...

Niem Chheng

Crackdown on IDPoor eligibility

The Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has urged capital-provincial governors to strengthen the identification process for IDPoor-eligible families, to make sure that only those who really need it, receive it. ...

Khann Chanvirak

Gov’t extends financial support programmes for next three months

The government has extended its financial support programmes to aid the garment and textile industry, tourism sectors and poor people for another three months from January to March 2021, according to a government statement released yesterday. ​ ...

Sen David

Government allocates over $31 million more for IDPoor scheme

The government has deposited more than $31 million to Wing agents nationwide to provide for the third round of payments for the IDPoor equity card scheme, set to benefit nearly 700,000 poor and vulnerable families, equivalent to 2.8 million people. ...

Government extends IDPoor scheme

The government will extend support for another three months for about 600,000 poor families, equivalent to more than three million people. ...

Seav Kouy Y

Unicef lauds IDPoor scheme for protecting children amid pandemic

Unicef country director Foroogh Foyouzat has praised Cambodia for the IDPoor scheme and its ability to protect children from exposure to child labour and trafficking amid the pandemic. ...

Khann Chanvirak

Minister denies IDPoor suspensions were due to lack of funds

The Minister of Social Affairs yesterday denied a report that the government has no more budget to support the IDPoor subsidy programme. The statement came after the government suspended the cash support programme for pregnant women and children under two years for five days during ...

Sen David

Gov’t grants two-month extension of IDPoor aid scheme

The government-funded cash scheme launched to assist IDPoor households will be extended to two more months to ease difficulties faced amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Va Sonyka

$28m allocated for round two of IDPoor scheme

The government has allocated $28 million to Wing agents nationwide to provide for the second round of payments for the equity card scheme, set to benefit some 610,000 poor and vulnerable families. ...

Khann Chanvirak

IDPoor cardholder list grows to 610,000, budget hits $28M

The fund to support poor families during Covid-19 increased to $28 million in July and 50,000 more poor people were added to the list, Prime Minister Hun Sen said while visiting farmers in Takeo province on Tuesday.​​ ...

Niem Chheng

IDPoor cards revoked from 6,000 families over discovery of fraud

Over 6,000 families from the first two rounds of IDPoor registration were found to have manipulated their socio-economic status to benefit from the government-funded cash aid scheme, the Ministry of Planning said yesterday. ...

Khann Chanvirak

Aid to shore up IDPoor programme

The UN Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the Australian government, donated 1,700 computer tablets and software packages to the Ministry of Planning on Wednesday. ...

Voun Dara

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