13 April 2020 – Bank accounts opened by Central Bank in order to collect donations for low income families

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Central Bank
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Central Bank

Overview: The Central Bank announced, opening two bank accounts for the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, in order to collect donations for supporting people with low incomes, indicating that the donation process takes place through any bank account in public and private banks from inside and outside Iraq, while indicating the possibility of depositing cash in any bank.
The Central Bank called public and private institutions and people to donate in support of this solidarity effort that aims to mobilize efforts to overcome the Corona epidemic, and to provide assistance to families requiring support and who were affected by the preventive measures forced by the crisis cell, such as a curfew that caused the cutting of sources of livelihood for these families.
Full details here: https://iraqakhbar.com/2339623

Type of Justification: No justification given