Bahrain launches new online aid service

Bahrain has launched a new online service allowing people impacted by the novel coronavirus Covid-19) to register through the national platform for aid.


The Royal Humanitarian Foundation (RHF) launched the Corona Registration Service, in cooperation with the Information and Electronic Government (iGA), said a Bahrain News Agency report.


The drive is in line with the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa to provide assistance to Bahraini families which are affected by the pandemic and alleviate their financial burdens during this exceptional situation.


The move also followed instructions from HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and RHF Board of Trustees’ Chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.


The Executive Committee, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, had directed the foundation to set up a committee to follow-up the proceeds generated by the successful Feena Khair fundraiser.


People seeking more information and queries about the service are required to call the foundation from 8 am until 2 pm on phone numbers 38104444 and 38284444.


RHF Secretary-General and Coordination Committee Chairman Dr Mustapha Al-Sayyed said the applications would be studied in cooperation with competent authorities to ensure they meet the eligibility terms and provide affected cases with aid.


He described the Corona Registration Service as a qualitative project which was launched for the first time to enable those affected by the pandemic outbreak to register and benefit from the Feena Khair proceeds.


Al-Sayyed said that the scheme would benefit categories affected by the pandemic, including private school bus drivers, productive families, employees working in the hospitality sector.


People from other affected categories can also register through the Corona Registration Service online platform and apply for assistance, pending evidence of their eligibility.




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