Permanent Housing and Community Infrastructure
Amount of funds: US$ 60 million
Implementation period: Dec 2006 to Jun 2009 (expected for extension until 2010)
Implementing Agency: Ministry of Public Works (MPW)
Partner agency: World Bank
Area of work: earthquake affected Central Java and Yogyakarta and tsunami affected West Java
The project will rebuild 15,153 earthquake-resistant houses and community infrastructure, and implement disaster preparedness and mitigation investments in 100 villages, using a community-driven approach to planning, prioritization, and implementation. The project was targeted to construct 18,000 houses and community infrastructure in 60 villages; these targets were revised based on reassessment of need.
- Housing Component
- Of all 15,153 earthquake-resistant houses completed, 99.6% are occupied.
- More than 95% of the beneficiaries remain to be satisfied with the project.
- Community Infrastructure Component
As of March 2009, 80 of the 101 planned CSPs have been completed; Community infrastucture implementations in 63 villages have utilized their first tranche and 20 villages have started their second trance. As for the remaining villages, they have just completed their plans.
- Capacity Building Component
This component is to support: (a) the hiring of National Management Consultant (NMC) and Distruct Management Consultant (NMC) to oversee project implementation, construction standards and quality; (b) capacity building for project management at the community level; and (c) community education for emergency preparedness and minigation of future disasters
- Program Management
The project has a Complain Handling Unit that maintains a log of various categories of the queries/ complaints, (i.e. negative intervention, indication of corruption/misuse of funds, violation of process, interfence, etc.) and almost all queries/ complaints were processed.
- Cross-Cutting Issues: Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction, Culture and Gender.
- The project continues to comply with using legal timber by beneficiaries.
- CSP Process continues to identify ways to prevent reduce or mitigate disaster and environment related problems such as floods, erosion, draught, earthquake, tsunami, volcano eruption, etc.
- Cultural heritage conservation was identified as important to be considered in the context of CSP process
- The implementation of the Community Infrastructure Component has attracted participation of women and vulnerable families
To find out how beneficiaries are taking advantage of the community driven approach, click here.
For detail activities of the project, please visit http://www.rekompakjrf.org