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SSC reduces minimum unemployment disbursal amount

By JT - Jun 01,2020 - Last updated at Jun 01,2020

AMMAN — The Social Security Corporation (SSC) on Monday announced an amendment to the conditions for benefitting from the Musaned ("Support") programme (2), which allows part of the savings balance from the corporation's unemployment fund to be withdrawn by reducing the minimum permitted disbursal to JD90 instead of JD150.

According to an SSC statement, the Musaned programme (2), issued under Defence Order No. 9 of 2020, includes a window for disbursing a portion of the savings balance from its unemployment account to its beneficiaries, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

This is done by allowing insured persons to spend a maximum of JD450 from their savings balances in the unemployment fund.

The SCC added that approximately 182,000 people will benefit from this decision, which aims to enable insured individuals to meet their various needs and financial obligations during the crisis. The corporation said that those who wish to benefit from the programme can apply though the website


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