If Korean citizens have difficulty subsisting due to a sudden crisis, they can receive temporary support such as living costs. Foreigners can also benefit under this system according to ordinances.
This aims to support families who are having difficulty maintaining livelihood due to an unexpected crisis. It targets those who are ① in crisis (for one of the seven reasons below) or who ② meet the conditions related to income, property, etc.
Mayors, governors of gun or heads of gu offices (Officials in charge of emergency aid)
Examination of income and property
Emergency Support Deliberation Commission (Public-Private Partnership)
Support ended if it is deemed to be inappropriate/return of support funding
Basic livelihood aid/ Private support program
Livelihood support costs (1,170,400 won), living costs (643,200 won), medical costs (3 million won/one time)
Other additional payment includes education cost, fuel costs (Oct.～Mar.), childbirth expenses, funeral expenses, electric charges, etc.
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Please note that information contained within this publication is current as of April 2018; information is subject to change without notice.