Programme objectives

Legal Framework: Cabinet Decision no. 22 of 2008

References
Government of the UAE. 2017. “Social Welfare Programmes.” Government of the United Arab Emirates website. Accessed 27 July 2017. <https://government.ae/en/ information-and-services/social-affairs/social-welfare-programmes>.
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
 
Programme components
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
References
Government of the UAE. 2017. “Social Welfare Programmes.” Government of the United Arab Emirates website. Accessed 27 July 2017. <https://government.ae/en/ information-and-services/social-affairs/social-welfare-programmes>.
Targeted areas
Nationwide
References
Government of the UAE. 2017. “Social Welfare Programmes.” Government of the United Arab Emirates website. Accessed 27 July 2017. <https://government.ae/en/ information-and-services/social-affairs/social-welfare-programmes>.
Target groups
People affected by disasters
Eligibility criteria
People who have suffered from personal or natural disasters, which include fire and drowning, and other calamities specified by the Supreme Committee in coordination with other ministries
References
Government of the UAE. 2017. “Social Welfare Programmes.” Government of the United Arab Emirates website. Accessed 27 July 2017. <https://government.ae/en/ information-and-services/social-affairs/social-welfare-programmes>.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash; in-kind: food and shelter assistance is provided immediately after disaster
References
Government of the UAE. 2017. “Social Welfare Programmes.” Government of the United Arab Emirates website. Accessed 27 July 2017. <https://government.ae/en/ information-and-services/social-affairs/social-welfare-programmes>.
Amount of benefits
50–80 per cent of the total estimate of financial and property losses resulting from the disasters; urgent cash relief of AED300 per person within two days of the disaster
References
Government of the UAE. 2017. “Social Welfare Programmes.” Government of the United Arab Emirates website. Accessed 27 July 2017. <https://government.ae/en/ information-and-services/social-affairs/social-welfare-programmes>.
Payment/delivery frequency
 
Benefit delivery mechanism
 
Benefit recipients
 
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
 
Programme expenditure
 
Institutions and agencies involved
 
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group