22 April 2020 – National Solidarity and Humanitarian Support Fund becomes operational, including cash transfers and psychological support

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Council of Ministers

Overview: The state has decided that the national solidarity and humanitarian support fund Covid-19 (FNSSH), dedicated to vulnerable people, will enter its operational phase on Thursday April 23, 2020 in Greater Abidjan, to expand inside. from the country from May. A total of 177,198 households were identified to benefit from this humanitarian assistance at the rate of 75,000 CFA francs per quarter. In addition to that, psychological support planned as part of this surge of national solidarity. A call center run by a team of psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers will be open and operational 24/7.
Full details here: http://www.presidence.ci/communique-du-conseil-des-ministres-du-mercredi-22-avril-2020/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The cessation of activities mainly in the informal sector led to loss of income and psychological problems due to the disease.