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SOCIAL PROTECTION MEASURES TO CONFRONT COVID-19

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Country or territory Name of measure Principal measure Date announced
Costa Rica Scholarships to improve access to employment to address the impact of a pandemic In-kind transfer 8/9/2021
Costa Rica Emergency grant for funeral expenses and payment of death certificate (Beneficio de emergencias por gastos funerarios y pago de acta de defunción) Cash transfer 8/13/2020
Costa Rica Attention by Health Order of Home Isolation (COVID-19) (Atención por Orden Sanitaria de Aislamiento Domiciliar (COVID-19)) Cash transfer 8/13/2020
Costa Rica Assistance for small agricultural producers (Apoyo para productores agropecuarios a pequeña escala) In-kind transfer 7/9/2020
Costa Rica Strengthen the response capacity of women entrepreneurs-businesswomen in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic (Fortalecer la capacidad de respuesta de mujeres emprendedoras-empresarias frente a la pandemia por la COVID-19) In-kind transfer 6/15/2021
Costa Rica Skills Protect Plan (Plan Habilidades Proteger) In-kind transfer 6/15/2020
Costa Rica Distribution of drinking water tanks (Distribución tanques de agua potable) Basic services 5/5/2020
Costa Rica Close season allowance to fisherfolk (Subsidio por veda a pescadores) Cash transfer 5/29/2020
Costa Rica Bono Proteger programme Cash transfer 4/9/2020
Costa Rica Special measures for people with disabilities during the health emergency (Medidas especiales para personas con discapacidad durante la emergencia sanitaria) In-kind transfer 4/3/2020
Costa Rica Strategy for a comprehensive assistance for senior citizens because of COVID-19 (Estrategia para atención integral de persona adulta mayor por COVID-19) In-kind transfer 4/24/2020
Costa Rica Food delivery campaign ('Campaña Con Vos Podemos' y “Enlace de Esfuerzos”) In-kind transfer 4/21/2020
Costa Rica Emergency allowance of the Mixed Social Assistance Institute (IMAS) (Subsidio de Emergencia del Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social - IMAS) Cash transfer 4/20/2020
Costa Rica CEN-CINAI at Home programme (CEN-CINAI en Casa) In-kind transfer 3/30/2020
Costa Rica Food provision for older persons (Alimentación de adultos mayores) In-kind transfer 3/30/2020
Costa Rica Relaxation of payment fees in savings plans and loans taken with INVU (Flexibilización de cuotas en contratos de ahorro y préstamo del INVU) Payment facilities 3/27/2020
Costa Rica Temporary allowance for lottery ticket vendors (Subsidio temporal a personas vendedoras de lotería) Cash transfer 3/27/2020
Costa Rica Credit payment facilities (Facilidades de pago de créditos) Payment facilities 3/20/2020
Costa Rica Rural Credit (Credito Rural) Payment facilities 3/20/2020
Costa Rica Deferred payment of 50% of energy consumption for 3 months (Pago de la mitad del consumo de energía por tres meses) Payment facilities 3/20/2020
Costa Rica Prohibition of water service disconnection (Prohibición de corte del Servicio de agua) Basic services 3/20/2020
Costa Rica School meal food packages (Paquetes de comida de alimentación escolar) In-kind transfer 3/20/2020
Costa Rica Ongoing Credit Payment facilities 3/19/2021
Costa Rica Tax relief against Covid-19 (Alivio fiscal ante el Covid-19) Tax relief 3/19/2020
Costa Rica Advance payment of the Non-Contributory Regime pensions (Adelanto de Pensiones del Régimen No Contributivo) Cash transfer 3/17/2020
Costa Rica Low-cost prepaid mobile internet packages for students (Edüca-MEP) Basic services 2/8/2021
Costa Rica Distribution of sanitary supplies for students in vulnerable areas. In-kind transfer 1/8/2021
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