Eurofound's EU PolicyWatch collates information on the responses of government and social partners to the COVID-19 crisis, the war in Ukraine, rising inflation, as well as gathering examples of company practices aimed at mitigating the social and economic impacts.
Overview of measures by target group – category: Citizens
Eurofound has identified 6 measures for this target group. Most of these measures fall into the category Measures to prevent social hardship (67%).
Reorientation of business activities
|05 April 2020 Updated||
Production of personal sanitary protective masks
Slovakia, Company practices
|07 February 2021 Updated||
Autoliv starts to produce masks
Poland, Company practices
Measures to prevent social hardship
|01 December 2020||
Anglian Water: Giving back to the community during crisis
United Kingdom, Company practices
|02 October 2020 Updated||
COVID-19 protocol to ensure the safety of care transport
Netherlands, Other initiatives or policies
|12 April 2020||
Contingency fund to protect the elderly dependent, disabled and homeless persons
Spain, Legislations or other statutory regulations
|25 January 2021 Updated||
"Hot lunch" program for people in need
Bulgaria, Other initiatives or policies
19 May 2022
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