Programme objectives

To supplement the income of households

Legal framework: Law no. 7 of 2012

References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Periodic Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https://www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/periodicbenefits.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: Periodic Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https://www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/periodicbenefits.aspx>.
Targeted areas
Dubai
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Periodic Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https://www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/periodicbenefits.aspx>.
Target groups
Low-income families, including widows, divorced women and their dependents
Eligibility criteria
The beneficiary must reside in the Emirate of Dubai; their monthly income should be less than the prescribed benefit limit, dependent on the number of family members
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Periodic Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https://www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/periodicbenefits.aspx>
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
The amount of the benefit ranges according to the number of family members: from AED10,700 for one person to AED21,700 for 10 people
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Periodic Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https://www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/periodicbenefits.aspx>.
Payment/delivery frequency
 
Benefit delivery mechanism
 
Benefit recipients
Male head of household
References
Government of Dubai. 2017. “Social Services: Periodic Benefits.” Government of Dubai Community Development Authority website. Accessed 27 April 2017. <https://www.cda.gov.ae/en/socialcare/SocialBenefits/Pages/periodicbenefits.aspx>.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
 
Programme expenditure
 
Institutions and agencies involved
Community Development Authority (Government of Dubai)
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group