Database on National Social Welfare Policies for Survivors and Victims of Nazi Persecution

The Database on National Social Welfare Policies for Survivors and Victims of Nazi Persecution was supported in its creation by the European Shoah Legacy Institute and presented at the International Conference on Welfare for Holocaust Survivors and Other Victims of Nazi Persecution on May 26-27, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic.
As stated in the Project Report, the purpose of the database is to provide governments, advocacy groups and international institutions important information about the progress of Terezin Declaration countries in achieving their commitments to ensure that the social welfare needs of Holocaust survivors and other victims of Nazi persecution are met, and that these individuals are able to live the remainder of their lives with dignity.
This database serve to provide information for academics, policymakers and other interested individuals.For further information and queries about any information listed here, please contact us.

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Russia

6,90

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5,10

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$23 293

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39 100

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no

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0,00%

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mixed

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yes

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EUR 172

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0,12

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0

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discretionary benefit

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included in social assistance

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included in social assistance

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0

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yes

Details: 1994 law on Veterans of WWII grants juvenile prisoners of Nazi camps who are now disabled various pension and veteran benefit rights

yes

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6,50%

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misc

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in-kind

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MISSCEO

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MISSCEO

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MISSCEO

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MISSCEO

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yes

Details: Exemption from or reduction of patient’s participation for: • certain categories of insured persons (invalids, war veterans etc.), • in case of treatment of certain categories of disease, and medical care during child birth

universal

Details: in-kind

MISSCEO

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MISSCEO

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MISSCEO

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MISSCEO

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yes

Details: Exemption from or reduction of patient’s participation for: certain categories of insured persons (invalids, war veterans etc.), in case of treatment of certain categories of disease, and medical care during child birth

private voluntary

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missc

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yes

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yes

Details: A variety of essential pharmaceutical products are available for free or for a reduced price (550% of cost) for certain categories of patients (pensioners, invalids, war veterans, people with chronic illnesses etc). Some products are being listed as free of charge. In November 2006 these special lists included 438 INI (International Nonpatented Items) and 965 TI (Trade Items). They are issued upon doctor’s prescriptions at specially authorised pharmacies/drug stores. In 2007 these items were divided into 2 parts: the List of Base Programme Drugs (formed according to the Federal Standards of Deceases Treatment) and the List of Expensive Drugs to cure certain deceases (hemophilia etc.). There are also price restrictions on certain essential drugs included in the special list (several thousand items).Some pharmaceutical products for treatment of the socalled “social diseases” (tuberculosis, diabetes, etc.) are available for free (on prescription). From January 1, 2005 mechanism of funding certain individual benefits provided to citizens has been upgraded by means of establishment of a monthly monetary payment while preserving the right for receiving state social assistance in the form of a set of social services. Beneficiaries of social services (veterans of war, disabled persons, citizens affected by radiation)are entitled to the provision of the necessary medicines prescribed by the doctor, as well as with medical products and also specialized products of clinical nutrition for disabled children or, if they prefer to do so, – to receive cash indemnity. This is part of a social package amounting to 829 roubles in 2013.

universal

Details: in-kind

MISSCEO

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MISSCEO

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yes

Details: Exemption from or reduction of patient’s participation for: • certain categories of insured persons (invalids, war veterans etc.), • in case of treatment of certain categories of disease, and medical care during child birth

yes

Details: no

N/A (no charges)

Details: Technical aids for rehabilitation are provided free to disabled persons at the expense of federal budgetary funds and compulsory social insurance, subject to relevant recommendations in the individual rehabilitation programs or rehabilitation programs of victims of industrial accidents and occupational illnesses, developed by institutions of medical social examination. Should disabled persons purchase such products independently, the compensation is paid, however, in the amount not exceeding the value of the similar product manufactured by the company chosen subject to the established procedure.

yes

Details: no

MISSCEO

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N/A (no charges)

Details: Technical aids for rehabilitation are provided free to disabled persons at the expense of federal budgetary funds and compulsory social insurance, subject to relevant recommendations in the individual rehabilitation programs or rehabilitation programs of victims of industrial accidents and occupational illnesses, developed by institutions of medical social examination. Should disabled persons purchase such products independently, the compensation is paid, however, in the amount not exceeding the value of the similar product manufactured by the company chosen subject to the established procedure.

yes

Details: no

MISSCEO

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N/A (no charges)

Details: Technical aids for rehabilitation are provided free to disabled persons at the expense of federal budgetary funds and compulsory social insurance, subject to relevant recommendations in the individual rehabilitation programs or rehabilitation programs of victims of industrial accidents and occupational illnesses, developed by institutions of medical social examination. Should disabled persons purchase such products independently, the compensation is paid, however, in the amount not exceeding the value of the similar product manufactured by the company chosen subject to the established procedure.

no

Details: yes

yes

Details: certain specified groups invalids and participants of WW II, veterans of war campaigns, invalids etc

yes

Details: 1,00%

Rodrigues, et al.

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Rodrigues, et al.

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