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US Congratulates Iraq on Social Safety Net

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad congratulates the Government of Iraq (GOI) on its launch of the Social Safety Net (SSN) program. The Social Safety Net helps ensure that unemployed and disabled Iraqi citizens have access to sufficient financial aid and benefits from the government. Many vulnerable Iraqis will benefit from this important system. The U.S. […]

Video: Overview of Iraq's Social Safety Net

From USAID/Tarabot. This video provides an overview of the historic accomplishment of the Iraqi government and those who support them - the rollout of the country's first social safety net. The video features interviews from both project staff and members of the Iraqi government, such as Nassar al-Rubaie, Iraq's Minister of Labor and Social Affairs: