The Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration is working on a benefit for Ukrainian refugees who are outside the state reception system and which would consist of a direct subsidy of 400 euros per family per month, plus 100 euros for each dependent minor, aid that would last six months.
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Minister José Luis Escrivá announced this Monday, coinciding with World Refugee Day, in the presentation of the balance of migration management after the arrival of thousands of people displaced from Ukraine by the war.
“We are working on a benefit that we want to channel through the autonomous communities and municipalities”, Escrivá stressed, who has assured that the idea is to “start it up as soon as possible” so that some 40,000 people can benefit.
In this sense, he stated that the work to find the “most suitable formula” is progressing with the communities where there is a greater concentration of the Ukrainian population, which are the Valencian Community, Catalonia, Madrid and Andalusia.
Some 40,000 people could benefit
Inclusion calculates that there are some 100,000 displaced people outside the reception system – which cares for some 21,000 – and his estimate is that 40% could benefit from this direct subsidy, some 40,000 people, the minister specified.
To access this aid, they must meet certain requirements: be registered, have a Social Security affiliation number and not have the resources to cover their daily needs.
In the more than three months that have elapsed since the beginning of the Russian invasion, Spain, through the Ministry of the Interior, has processed the granting of temporary protection, which includes permission to work and reside, to more than 124,000 people.
According to Migration data, more than 8,100 people who arrived in the last three months from Ukraine have found work and 47,000 have a Social Security number, 22,000 children under 18 are in school and 48,000 people have an individual health card.