18 March 2020 – Provided emergency payments for informal and low income workers

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 Ministry of Economy announced emergency assistance for informal and low-income workers, with installments of R $ 200 per person, for three months, to meet essential needs, which represents R $ 15 billion (R $ 5 billion per month).
Full details here: https://www.gov.br/economia/pt-br/assuntos/noticias/2020/marco/equipe-economica-reforca-em-mais-r-22-bilhoes-plano-de-combate-aos-efeitos-do-coronavirus