17 March 2020 – Implemented Disaster Relief Fund

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Wage and income support
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa activated R96 million under the Disaster Relief Fund. The purpose of the fund is to provide immediate assistance to families and individuals affected by COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-zulu-calls-social-delopment-and-its-publivec-entities-implement-measures-minimise