Tag: Disaster Relief

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We need to get money to everyone, and we need to improve how they get it too

To battle the economic crash from the coronavirus pandemic, Congress is sending Americans cash. The deal just hammered out will …

The Jeonju city government said about 50,000 economically vulnerable citizens, including unemployed people, will receive an 'anti-disaster basic income' of 527,158 won (US$430) per person, as part of its efforts to overcome the economic fallout from COVID. Korea Times file

City in South Korea begins paying anti-disaster basic income to residents

Jeonju, a southwestern South Korean city, said Friday it will pay half a million won each to about 50,000 …

The compound of Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul remains almost empty, Saturday, as people avoid crowded places due to fears of the COVID-19 outbreak. / Yonhap

Basic income in case of disaster suggested in South Korea

By Kim Rahn An entrepreneur has called on the government to provide every citizen with 500,000 won ($413) in …

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Google and GiveDirectly are creating a rapid response team to immediately provide unconditional cash to victims of the next natural disaster

Every natural disaster is different, and how people respond in their aftermath is different, too. For aid groups that …