Campeche, the third state with more aid programs during the pandemic

In informal employment, it promoted five actions that placed it in sixth position

Campeche is the third state to apply more programs or actions during the COVID-19 contingency, with a total of 43, only after Tamaulipas that implemented 72 and Morelos with 50, according to a study by the National Council for the Evaluation of the Social Development Policy (Coneval) in its document: Overview of social programs and actions in the states to respond to the effects of the pandemic.

Yucatán also stands out from the peninsula as the entity with the most employment programs, with 20, and also, together with Quintana Roo, are the two entities with the most actions related to the right to housing, each with four subsidy programs temporary and connection to the drinking water system.

In informal employment, Campeche had five programs that placed it in sixth position.

In the right to education, Campeche is the second, after Tamaulipas, with two programs to standardize knowledge, details the Coneval in a statement.

In actions related to the right to food, Campeche is in seventh place, Yucatán in 13 and Quintana Roo in 28.

In the right to health, it was third, with 17 programs, of which 15 were to care for victims of gender violence, one for the availability of beds and another for strengthening the basic equipment at the first level of care; Quintana Roo was the seventh with nine programs and Yucatán further down, in 26, with a program to assist women, victims.

From March to August 2020, 667 state social programs and actions were identified that contribute to the attention of social rights and provide some direct good or service to the population.

In general terms, according to Coneval, 376 are related to economic well-being, 185 to the right to health and 142 to the right to food.

Of the measures, 42.7 percent are the result of an adjustment to existing programs, and 50.1 are due to new interventions that made it possible to respond to the crisis. The main adjustments consisted of budget and coverage increases.

“Although the effort and immediate response of the state governments is recognized, there must be a comprehensive national and coordinated strategy; document and make public the tools to design, monitor and evaluate interventions, and the coordination of the three levels of government is required ”, states the institution.


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