Fifty-six tons of aid, five truckloads worth 32 million forints, set off from Budapest bound for Ukraine, coordinated by the Charity Council, an association of Hungarian charity organisations. Photo: Károly Árvai/kormany.hu
The Hungarian Government’s childcare policy is focused on providing children with families, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said on Monday at the official opening of the new SOS Children’s Village in Orosháza. The village was moved there from its previous location in Battonya.
A humanitarian disaster has been successfully prevented in the last few days by virtue of the coordinated efforts made by the Hungarian authorities and aid organisations in the vicinity of the Serbian-Hungarian border, the Minister of Human Resources stated at a press conference concerning illegal migration held on Wednesday in Szeged. Photos: Gyula Bartos
The budget available for Sure Start (Biztos Kezdet) Children’s Homes for this year is 606 million forints (EUR 1.92M), Government Spokesperson Éva Kurucz said in Monor, near Budapest, at a press conference held jointly with Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere.
Those in need should be given all possible assistance and every opportunity to escape poverty, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at a press conference held on Friday to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in one of the country’s poorest areas, the György housing estate of the southwest Hungarian city of Pécs.