Question NW2362 to the Minister of Social Development

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30 June 2015 - NW2362

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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.

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