to the Vice Presidency of the Azores Government, 24,680 pensioners were
supported with the support of €10 to COMPAMID - Complement for the Purchase of
Medicines for the Elderly, with about €247,000 having been disbursed.
addition, a total of 31,598 beneficiaries of the Azorean Complement to Family
Allowance for Children and Young People (CAAF) were contemplated with support
of €10, with the amount paid amounting to close to 316 thousand euros,
according to a note released by the Regional Government (PSD/CDS-PP/PPM).
As for the
€20 support for families benefiting from the social electricity tariff, its
allocation was based on the month of June and covered 12,202 households. A sum of €244,000 was spent, says the Vice-president.
support, created due to the social effects of inflation in the Autonomous
Region of the Azores, has already been paid, with the total amount to be paid
totalling more than 800,000 euros," was noted.
the document, the vice-president of the executive, Artur Lima, stresses that
"these temporary social support measures served to help the most vulnerable
families, due to the increase in the price of essential goods".
reiterated that, along with the social measures adopted in recent months, the
Azorean Government "acted in anticipation of inflation, which allowed
Azoreans to have more disposable income", recalling as an example the
exemption of day care monthly fees.
2022, the Regional Government of the Azores approved in the Council of
Government, in Velas, a set of three social support measures to address the
increased inflation and cost of living in the archipelago, resulting from the
impact of war in Eastern Europe.