• An Giang
  • Binh Duong
  • Binh Phuoc
  • Binh Thuan
  • Binh Dinh
  • Bac Lieu
  • Bac Giang
  • Bac Kan
  • Bac Ninh
  • Ben Tre
  • Cao Bang
  • Ca Mau
  • Can Tho
  • Dien Bien
  • Da Nang
  • Da Lat
  • Dak Lak
  • Dak Nong
  • Dong Nai
  • Dong Thap
  • Gia Lai
  • Ha Noi
  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Ha Giang
  • Ha Nam
  • Ha Tinh
  • Hoa Binh
  • Hung Yen
  • Hai Duong
  • Hai Phong
  • Hau Giang
  • Khanh Hoa
  • Kien Giang
  • Kon Tum
  • Lai Chau
  • Long An
  • Lao Cai
  • Lam Dong
  • Lang Son
  • Nam Dinh
  • Nghe An
  • Ninh Binh
  • Ninh Thuan
  • Phu Tho
  • Phu Yen
  • Quang Binh
  • Quang Nam
  • Quang Ngai
  • Quang Ninh
  • Quang Tri
  • Soc Trang
  • Son La
  • Thanh Hoa
  • Thai Binh
  • Thai Nguyen
  • Thua Thien Hue
  • Tien Giang
  • Tra Vinh
  • Tuyen Quang
  • Tay Ninh
  • Vinh Long
  • Vinh Phuc
  • Vung Tau
  • Yen Bai

Over 24 million people benefit from COVID-19 supportive package

VGP – As much as 24.26 million people have benefited from VND 21,890 billion out of VND 26 trillion (US$ 1.13 billion) in accordance with Government’s Resolution 68, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

10/18/2021 15:08

Binh Duong, Ha Noi, Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau are among localities receiving biggest amounts of financial support for people affected by the pandemic.

The MOLISA reported that 425,117 people also received cash support from the Unemployment Insurance Fund with a sum of VND 999.5 billion.

The Government also issued five decisions to provide 137,090 tons of rice relief for 2.41 million households with 9.14 million people in 31 provinces and cities.

In addition, 2,184 children lost parents due to the pandemic. The National Fund for Vietnamese Children worked with 27 provinces and cities to support 1,541 orphaned children with VND 5 million each. Up to 124 children of pregnant women infected with COVID-19 were given VND 1 million each.

The pandemic has negatively impacted on the labor market. Specifically, in Q1, the labor market was 49.1 million in Q3, down 2 million against the same period quarter, down 2.2 million against the same period last year./.

By Kim Anh