In 2009 the amounts of people asking for help for the basic things such as water, food, etc. rose 1 000 per month.
In 2009, 76 000 families were living with less than what is necessary cost. These families will be put into special help by the city’s special assistance programs.
These cities want to give up to around 5 million cash to families who have lost their job, or their job when out of business.