Launch of the Belo Horizonte Aid Program

Name of the local/regional government
Belo Horizonte
Government representative or decision and policy-maker
Type of initiative
Highest scale of the initiative
Metropolitan Area
Type of response
Economic development
Social cohesion
Initiative language

By means of Law No. 11,314, the Belo Horizonte City Hall instituted the Belo Horizonte Aid Program, aimed at facing the social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Families registered in the Federal Government's Single Registry for Social Programs (CadÚnico) until June 30, 2021 and those with a per capita family income of up to half the minimum wage are entitled to Belo Horizonte Aid. Previously registered families assisted by municipal public policies are also entitled to Assistance, in accordance with the law. With that, the Program foresees that the payment of the first benefit will be in December 2021.

To which (if any) collective(s) is addressed mainly this initiative?
No distintion
Is this initiative supported by any organization?
This initiative has been created...
As a reaction to specific problems generated by the pandemic

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