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Cash aid for poor, vulnerable households enters 12th round

As of January 24, the government has spent more than $930 million in cash support for poor and vulnerable households affected by Covid-19, with nearly 2.8 million people receiving payments. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-aid-poor-vulnerable-households-enters-12th-round

Cash scheme to decrease inflation burden

The government will launch a social protection scheme to give cash to those impacted by rising inflation. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/cash-scheme-to-decrease-inflation-burden

Cash assistance for poor continues

During a two-year stretch of the Covid-19 pandemic from June 25, 2020 through June 25 of this year, the Cambodian government spent $714.9 million to help 700,000 poor and vulnerable households, according to Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation spokesman Touch Channy. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-assistance-poor-continues

Not out of the woods yet: Kingdom spends more to help citizens

The pandemic has cost Cambodia $2.3 billion in expenses since it began, Prime Minister Hun Sen was quoted as saying last month.   ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/special-reports/not-out-woods-yet-kingdom-spends-more-help-citizens

Gov’t rolls out 10th round of relief measures

The government has rolled out the 10th round of economic relief measures to manage the impact on key sectors from Covid-19 and the ongoing recovery process, and bolster economic growth during and after the crisis. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-rolls-out-10th-round-relief-measures

Cash handout for poor enters seventh round

The government on October 24 completed the third phase of the sixth round of funding to assist 670,000 poor and vulnerable people. The cash assistance is to help needy people hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with the government handing out more than 120 billion ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-handout-poor-enters-seventh-round

Students fed despite school closure

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has pitched in to help with Covid-19 relief efforts by distributing rice to over 13,000 students in six provinces as part of the government’s efforts to implement social protection policies. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/students-fed-despite-school-closure

Ministry announces new round of cash handouts for laid-off workers

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training announced the government’s next round of cash assistance for 6,366 laid-off workers from 22 factories in the garment and tourism sectors that had suspended operation due to the pandemic. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-announces-new-round-cash-handouts-laid-workers

Gov’t gives financial aid to lockdown-affected workers

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has provided financial assistance to 59,012 workers from 175 factories in the garment, footwear and bag industry located in lockdown areas in Phnom Penh, Kandal province’s Takhmao town and Sihanoukville (Phase 2, 3 and 4). ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-gives-financial-aid-lockdown-affected-workers

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