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Wester Cape Premier Alan Winde at a vaccination site

The Western Cape is planning to step up its vaccine rollout by vaccinating more people and reaching a new target. 

Applications for the R350 SASSA Social relief of distress grants are open. For information please visit

Social relief involves providing immediate and short-term assistance to families that need help.

Social relief of distress is a temporary provision of assistance intended for persons in such dire material need that they are unable to meet their or their families' most basic needs.

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Businesses affected by recent looting incidents will soon receive funds to help them get back to business.

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has introduced new flexible methods that recipients can use to receive their R350 grant. If you have been approved for the SASSA SRD R350 Grant and you would like to change your bank details, scroll down to find out more.

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Unemployment Insurance Fund application

Applications for the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) have reopened for workers affected by the lockdown restrictions. 

Good news, the vaccine rollout is on track and more of the population will be vaccinated within the next few months. 



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