Transitional Housing
Recovery of Housing & Community Infrastructure

Personal Stories
Tito Judi, Mujiyem, and Heri Pranoto Bantul
Godo Sunarno, snack/chips producer in Mlese village, Klaten
Sugi Wiyono, Mutihan village, Klaten
Somopurno village to Tegal Mutihan village main access road, Klaten

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.

Results Achieved:
  • 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

Personal Stories:
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