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Voluntary Recruiting campaign kicks off in Yemen's Amran
[17 January 2018]
Hajjah province deputy kicks off Voluntary recruitment campaign in Shahel
[17 January 2018]
Dhamar Governor inaugurates voluntary recruiting campaign in Dhamar city
[17 January 2018]
Voluntary recruitment campaign kicked off in Mezher of Yemen's Raymah
[17 January 2018]
Voluntary recruitment campaign kicked off in Tahtia of Hodeidah
[17 January 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Saudi-paid mercenaries suffer losses in Jawf
[17 January 2018]
Three Saudi soldiers gunned down in Jizan
[17 January 2018]
12 Saudi airstrikes hit Saada
[17 January 2018]
Ballistic missile hits Saudi Army Operations Center in Najran
[17 January 2018]
Army foils infiltration attempts of mercenaries in Taiz
[16 January 2018]
 
  Reports
Report: Coalition conducts 25 airstrikes on Yemen over Tuesday
[17 January 2018]
Report: Army, committees killed, injured dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries in attacks over Sunday
[15 January 2018]
Report: 2 Yemeni civilians injured in 19 Saudi aggression airstrikes, attacks on Yemen during one day
[15 January 2018]
Report: 23 Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit Yemen over 24 hours
[14 January 2018]
Report: 2 Yemeni civilians murdered in 19+ Saudi aggression airstrikes, attacks on Yemen over Friday
[13 January 2018]
 
  International
UNICEF: Over 3 million Yemeni children born since Saudi wages war
[17 January 2018]
Yemen, WFP sign MoU to rehabilitate Hodeidah port
[16 January 2018]
Yemen calls on UAE occupation forces to stop destroying Socotra
[16 January 2018]
Norwegian Refugee Council calls for reopening Yemen's ports
[15 January 2018]
FM meets UN political affairs official
[15 January 2018]
  Economy
Yemen, WB discuss absorbing $ 90 mln grant for poorest groups
[06/January/2015]

SANA'A, Jan. 06 (Saba) – Yemen and the World Bank (WB) discussed here on Tuesday a mechanism to absorb a grant of $ 90 million from the Bank to the poorest groups in Yemen through the Social Welfare Fund (SWF).

During their meeting, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Samira Obaid and the WB's expert in the Middle East and North Africa Lear Arsado also discussed the distribution of those cash aid and increasing the social security amounts by 50 percent.

The meeting touched on the procedural steps taken by the Fund to implement the new survey of poor cases, which is scheduled to target both old and new cases amounting 250 thousand cases.

For his part, Executive Director of the SWF Mansour al-Fayyadhi pointed out that the Fund absorbed more than 40 percent of the WB grant during the last quarter of 2014 through the disbursement of the social security amounts with 50 percent increase for each case.

The company that will implement the new survey of poverty in Yemen will be identified later this month, al-Fayyadhi said.

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UPDATED ON : Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:30:30 +0300