Ministry asked to submit new policies to support women, children affected by COVID-19
18:33 | 18/10/2021

VGP – Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai on Monday tasked the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to coordinate with relevant ministries and agencies to promptly finalize the Government’s draft Decree on policies to support women and children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The targeted beneficiaries heroic Vietnamese mothers, children whose parents died of COVID-19; pregnant women infected with COVID-19, female health workers, and women who participate in COVID-19 prevention and control.

Under Government’s Decrees 20/2021/ND-CP, orphans aged under 4 years old receive monthly financial support of about VND900,000 while older children get VND540,000 monthly.

Children whose mothers had COVID-19 or those whose parents/guardians died of COVID-19, with financial difficulties will receive VND2 million each from the National Fund For Vietnamese Children.

By Huong Giang

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