5.4 percent of Zim Households received Govt COVID-19 social assistance: Survey

Approximately 5.4 percent of Zimbabwean households received Government social protection assistance in the form of COVID-19 cash transfers, 3.3 percent got food and grain assistance, as well as the Government public works programme between 2020 and 2022 the Zimbabwe Statistical Agency (Zimstat) said in a survey report. By Kudakwashe Pembere Zimstat conducted a Rapid PICES Monitoring Telephone Survey is based on Poverty, Income, Consumption and Expenditure Surveys (PICES) from July 2020 to August 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic created an urgent need for timely statistics to help monitor and mitigate the…

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