Programme objectives

The Emergency Benefit is disbursed if an emergency situation results in a threat to the beneficiary’s stability

References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Emergency Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https:// www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/emergencybenefit.aspx>.
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
 
Programme components
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Means Test
Categorical Targeting
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Emergency Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https:// www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/emergencybenefit.aspx>.
Targeted areas
Dubai
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Emergency Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https:// www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/emergencybenefit.aspx>.
Target groups
UAE nationals in need, includes divorced women, widows and their dependent children
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Emergency Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https:// www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/emergencybenefit.aspx>.
Eligibility criteria
Beneficiaries must hold a family book (family registration) issued by the Emirate of Dubai, be permanently residing in Dubai and have a monthly income that is less than AED10,700 as a minimum
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Emergency Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https:// www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/emergencybenefit.aspx>.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
Up to AED25,000
References
Government of the UAE. 2017. “Social Welfare Programmes.” Government of the United Arab Emirates website. Accessed 22 September 2017. <https://government.ae/en/information-and-services/social-affairs/social-welfare-programmes>.
Payment/delivery frequency
Ad hoc (in emergencies)
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Emergency Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https://www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/emergencybenefit.aspx>.
Benefit delivery mechanism
 
Benefit recipients
 
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
 
Programme expenditure
 
Institutions and agencies involved
Community Development Authority (Government of Dubai)
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Emergency Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https://www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/emergencybenefit.aspx>.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group