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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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'Number two, even if they say that the P200 (safety net) of the 10 million is enough for the targeted beneficiaries then, as of two weeks ago, only 4.4 million were given.
Chairperson further informed that Pakistan is the first country where a social safety net program is using Computer Based Personal Interviewing (CAPI) approach for collection of data, instead of Paper Based Personal Interviewing (PAPI).
Social safety net programs include cash and in-kind transfers targeted to poor and vulnerable households, with the goal of protecting families from the impact of economic shocks, natural disasters, and other crises; ensuring that children grow up healthy, well-fed, and can stay in school and learn; empowering women and girls; and creating jobs.
In a few nations, the direct government ownership of some banks can also be regarded as part of the banking safety net. In addition, the possibility of direct government intervention to deal with severe problems at key financial institutions is not ruled out in most countries, although such intervention has been highly unusual.
Social safety net programs include cash and in-kind transfers to poor households with the goal of protecting families from the impact of economic shocks, natural disasters, and other crises; ensuring that children grow up healthy, well-fed and stay in school; empowering women and girls, and creating jobs.
The project aims to develop the capacity of the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) to plan and administer pension and safety net programmes that would be implemented over the period of 48 months.
The resilient safety nets provide lessons on how to strengthen their more vulnerable counterparts.
(What is scary here, if they will do the test run like what happened in the TRAIN Law, the implementation of the safety nets for the poor was slow, the farmers would really become poorer.)
'The policy of rice tariffication stays, with the provision of direct safety nets and productivity enhancement support to the rice industry and farmers, as stipulated in the bill,' Lopez said.
The World Bank has approved a $60 million International Development Association (IDA) credit for the Ghana Productive Safety Net project to strengthen and improve social safety nets and productive inclusion of the poor and vulnerable.
Mohammed, United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary General Welcomed, Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon's proposal to link Social Safety Nets (SSN) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The impact of social safety nets on poverty is measured based on available household data from 79 countries by comparing the welfare of the safety nets beneficiaries to what it would have been had they not received such support.
Social safety nets (SSNs), such as the country's own Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), could lift millions out of poverty, according to Washington-based lender World Bank.
Additionally, pallet rack straps and rack safety nets protect employees and goods, including: rack safety straps that mount to the back of the rack and act as a barrier to prevent pallets from pushing through into the flue space; a fixed rack safety net with yellow mesh added to the webbing and hardware for the rack back; a sliding rack safety net for the front of the bay to protect work areas and allow safe and easy picking; and a rack safety cable for retail environments using pallet rack displays to keep products from tipping into the aisle.