Disabled persons and elderly citizens from 27 municipalities will receive aid during the corona virus crisis. The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy informs that around 200 unemployed persons will be engaged in a project where they will be assisting 1.540 disabled or elderly persons.
“Local teams are trained to manage these types of circumstances and are equipped with protective gear, and they will be working everyday to provide support” said the press release issued by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy.
The support for this vulnerable category will encompass aid for urgent administrative procedures, procurement, supports in their homes and other types assistance that these people will need.
The ministry stresses that the number of user of this service might grow in the forthcoming future, if there is a need for that.
This activity is accomplished in cooperation with the UNPD and in cooperation with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation it provides services for disabled persons other vulnerable categories during the coronavirus crisis.