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safety net

A collection of resources available for use in case of problems, often financial ones. With the unpredictability of freelance work, I always make sure I have money in my savings account as a safety net. Cuts to welfare are just one example of how society's safety net has been weakened.
See also: net, safety
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Speaking at the emergency meeting, Secretary-General of Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, said providing a monthly Arab financial safety net of 100 million US dollars has become an urgent necessity in light of the difficult conditions faced by the Palestinian National Authority.
The government has decided to bring all insolvent people, who are physically challenged (disabled), under the social safety net programmes, the official said.
My immediate priority is to strengthen BISP as a Safety Net. In this regard, I plan to move ahead on two fronts quickly-before 2018 ends.
The Ghana Productive Safety Net project aims to further improve the effectiveness and sustainability of the LEAP cash transfer and LIPW programs and to also complement these by contributing to Jobs creation for extremely poor households.
The size of the safety net depends entirely on the country.
Annette Dixon, World Bank Group Vice President for Human Development, said, "In a volatile world there is strong evidence that social safety net programs can help to build the resilience of poor families and reduce their poverty, making them a vital instrument for the rapid development of countries.
'In a volatile world, there is strong evidence that social safety net programs can help to build the resilience of poor families and reduce their poverty, making them a vital instrument for the rapid development of countries,' said Annette Dixon, World Bank Group vice president for human development.
Residents of a public flat have continued to throw trash indiscriminately onto a safety net that was installed after a teenager living there was killed by a chair thrown from above.
"The legislative committee and the Illinois Hospital Association are working toward reaching an agreement to ensure that the hospital assessment dollars continue to support the Safety Net hospitals," said Jos R.
Professor Allard notes that because the suburban social safety net is less -developed than the urban safety net, a better understanding of suburban communities is critical for understanding and alleviating poverty in metropolitan areas.
FQHC sites offering contraception are part of a broader family planning safety net. Nationwide, there are approximately 10,700 safety-net health centers providing family planning services.
According to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, the concept of a social safety net can be defined as "a group of inter-related mechanisms and activities used to achieve stability for individuals and groups, and to free human beings from deprivation." So, social safety nets aim to support stability and social cohesion, and to achieve balance between communities.
Using such an approach, parents allow their children to experiment to experience both success and failure, and serve as a 'safety net' to prevent complete crashing.
In New York, a costly New York State lifetime welfare program, called Safety Net Assistance is offered to those who have exceeded their 5-year welfare allowance.