Chinanews.com, September 17th, the State Council Information Office today held a press conference on solidly doing a good job of civil affairs in an all-round well-off society.

Minister of Civil Affairs Li Jiheng revealed at the press conference that as of the end of 2020, 44.259 million people have been included in the urban and rural subsistence allowances, and the average security standards have increased by 105.3% and 188.3% respectively over the end of 2012.

  Li Jiheng introduced that a well-off society in an all-round way is a well-off society that benefits all people. It is the duty of the civil affairs department to ensure that "no one is missing" for all kinds of people in special difficulties.

Aiming at the rural poor, at the end of 2017, all counties (cities, districts, and banners) across the country will meet or dynamically exceed the national poverty alleviation standard for rural subsistence allowances. By the end of 2020, 19.36 million poor people will be included in subsistence allowances or special hardship support, so as to ensure alleviation of poverty alleviation.

Since then, we will continue to do a good job in normalizing assistance and tighten the system of defense against returning to poverty.

  Li Jiheng said that for people with basic living difficulties, a social assistance system covering urban and rural areas and stratified and classified should be improved.

As of the end of 2020, 44.259 million people have been included in the urban and rural subsistence allowances, and the average security standards have increased by 105.3% and 188.3% respectively over the end of 2012.

4.774 million people were included in the support of urban and rural people in extreme poverty.

In 2020, 13.806 million people will be rescued temporarily.

For special groups such as orphans, the disabled, and rural left-behind people, the Ministry of Civil Affairs has established a comprehensive security system for children in difficult situations. By the end of 2020, the national average security standard for centralized orphans will reach 1611.3 yuan/person·month, and the average security standard for scattered orphans in society will reach 1184.3 Yuan/person·month, an increase of 65.77% and 68.46% respectively over 2012.

Starting in 2020, 254,000 unaccompanied children will be included in the national guarantee for the first time.

In 2016, the living subsidy for the disabled and the nursing subsidy system for the severely disabled were comprehensively established. By the end of 2020, 12.14 million and 14.751 million were benefited respectively.

A care and service system for left-behind children, women and the elderly in rural areas has been generally established.

  "At the same time, we have taken the initiative to provide assistance to people in special difficulties affected by the epidemic and natural disasters, helping them to tide over the difficulties and smoothly realize a well-off society in an all-round way," said Li Jiheng.

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