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
Support livelihood costs (1.13 million won), living costs (0.26 million won), welfare facility usage costs (1.4 million won), medical costs (3 million won/one time), other additional payment* Education costs, fuel costs (October ~ March), childbirth costs, funeral costs, electricity costs, etc. * When the number is 7 or higher, an amount of KRW 214,100 is paid for every additional person
In case of 7 or more members of the family, whenever one member increases, the amount of 214,100 is paid.
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Please note that information contained within this publication is current as of March 2017; information is subject to change without notice.