According to the "Economic Relief Portal for Response to Covid-19", which includes "immediate measures" adopted by the Government, in response to the effects of the pandemic on companies and families, households "live under the threat of rising costs of basic goods ".
"Due to the disruption experienced in the supply chain, due to reduced family income, potential redundancies and salary cuts, as well as, because of the lower consumption of its production of goods and services", underlines the website consulted by Lusa .
Protecting the well-being of families and safeguarding jobs are among the measures aimed at alleviating the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on families.
Angola, which entered this Tuesday for the fourth day of the second phase of the state of emergency, recorded 19 positive cases of covid-19, including 13 active, two deaths and four recovered.
The electronic site www.alivioeconomico.org, under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy and Planning, defines the main actions to be carried out in order to mitigate the shortages of families and companies.
In addition to the transfer to the worker of the three percent social security contribution in April, May and June, the Angolan authorities also advise energy and water companies to "not make cuts" in the supply to customers with payment difficulties. during April.
In order to reinforce the distribution of goods in the basic food basket, especially to the most vulnerable families, the Government provides 315 million kwanzas and to improve household income, the first phase of the Social Monetary Transfer Program begins in May, which aims to benefit 1,6 million families.