Programs Administered by the German Government

Note: These payments ARE NOT administered by the Claims Conference.

Payments directly from the German government

German Government Ghetto Fund (BADV): A one-time payment paid directly by the German government to people who worked, at will and for pay, in a ghetto.

German Social Security/Ghetto Pension (ZRBG): A Social Security pension paid directly by the German government to people who worked, at will and for pay, in a ghetto.

West German Federal Indemnification Law (BEG): Ongoing pensions for victims of Nazi persecution paid directly by the German government.