25 March 2020 – 35 000 needy households to receive food packs

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Social Services, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Minister of Commerce and Consumer Protection

Overview: 35 000 needy households to receive food packs
Full details here: http://www.govmu.org/English/News/Pages/Covid-19-35-000-needy-households-to-receive-food-packs-as-from-tomorrow.aspx

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic
Evidence/Justification: Amid the lockdown and curfew order in force due to the Covid-19 outbreak, a total of 35 000 households enlisted on the Social Register of Mauritius including persons with disabilities, receiving the Carers’ Allowance and residents of Homes will receive food packs as from tomorrow.