What will be needed is frontline assistance for those in need. This is a task which falls onto the lap of the Ministry for Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS).
It is an unenviable job which requires it to oversee a whole slew of aid recipients — from the poor and elderly, to the sick and special needs children, and also to those retrenched or out of work. The ministry, under the charge of Acting Minister Chan Chun Sing, has been putting in place safety nets in anticipation of the upsurge in assistance needed when the economy takes a turn for the worse.
The above article is written for Yahoo Singapore by Andrew Loh.
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