30 June 2015 - NW2362
Kopane, Ms SP to ask the Minister of Social Development
(1)Whether, with regard to her reply to question 271 on 25 May 2015, she will provide a copy of the policy that guides how the SA Social Security Agency (SASSA) should address disaster relief;
(1) Social relief of distress is provided in terms of the criteria set in the Social Assistance Act, 2004. The policy on SASSA responses to disaster is a guide for SASSA staff to implement the legislative requirements in a uniform and consistent manner.
(2) Please refer to Section 4 of the SASSA guidelines.