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11 Oct 2016 description

Sector Overview

USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) remains at the forefront of the humanitarian community’s shelter and settlements (S&S) activities, which focus on a common goal: the expeditious and appropriate provision of covered living space to adequately shelter displaced populations, while also promoting safer, healthier settlements that link emergency S&S assistance to longer-term recovery efforts.

22 Aug 2016 description
report World Bank

Following the massive earthquake in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, in 2006, the city and surrounding areas were faced with having to build or rehabilitate about 300-thousand homes.

The government had the option of hiring 1,000 contractors to build 300 houses each. Or we could have 300 thousand people working to build one house each - their own homes.

With the Government of Indonesia in the lead, we took the latter approach in supporting Indonesia’s efforts to rebuild communities. This is the REKOMPAK way.

27 Jul 2015 description


Persons with disabilities often experience discrimination and exclusion, despite the adoption of an increasingly rights-based approach to humanitarian assistance. The past three decades have witnessed a growing awareness of disability issues and the emergence and spread of disabled people’s organisations.

The growing awareness must be accompanied by practical measures to identify and reduce the barriers faced by persons with disabilities in an emergency situation.

18 Dec 2014 description
report CARE

Remembering the Tsunami: A Decade of Strengthening Humanitarian Response

Ten years ago, the global community faced what was one of the biggest tests of humanitarianism in recent history.

On Dec. 26, 2004, an earthquake rumbled off the coast of Indonesia, triggering a series of devastating tsunamis that struck 14 countries across the Indian Ocean. At least 228,000 people lost their lives and millions more were left homeless.

29 Apr 2012 description

The Humanitarian Response Fund (HRF) is an NGO funding mechanism managed by OCHA that aims to provide immediate funds to respond to short-term humanitarian needs triggered by conict or natural disasters, particularly in areas where funding gaps exist. The humanitarian activities focus on meeting short-term emergency needs and re-establishing basic living conditions; preventing and strengthening preparedness for the occurrence of such situations; and laying the groundwork for supporting durable solutions by meeting initial recovery or transitional needs

27 Apr 2012 description
report World Bank


1.1 Context at Appraisal
(brief summary of country and sector background, rationale for Bank assistance)

30 Nov 2011 description
report World Bank

Building on Success: JRF Effectively Respond to Multiple Disasters in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

  • The Java Reconstruction Fund (JRF) continues to make significant contributions to the recovery of Java from the earthquakes and tsunami of 2006. JRF projects showcase strong results, reaching housing, infrastructure and livelihoods targets on time and with high quality.

22 Feb 2011 description
report World Bank

Project Objectives

The Project Development Objective of Rekompak is to assist in meeting the needs of eligible households for earthquake-resistant housing and community infrastructure in areas in Central and West Java and Yogyakarta Special Region affected by natural disasters.

31 Dec 2010 description

This compilation presents different cases of post disaster recovery highlighting the role of community. Involvement of community in the overall process of determining what is to be done, how it is to be done, who it is to benefit, and how to implement decisions to ―build back better‖ are emphasized.

10 Nov 2010 description

Period covered by this Final Report: 26 May 2010 to 10 November 2010

Appeal target (current): CHF 32,667,430 (USD 32,108,718 or EUR 23,844,839)

Final Appeal coverage: 105%;

Appeal history:

- In this final report the appeal is closed as of 30 September 2010. And the budget still stands at CHF 32,667,430 (USD 32,108,718 or EUR 23,844,839).

- Last extension: The revised appeal was extended to 31 December 2010 with a revised plan of action on 30 April 2009.

21 Jun 2010 description

Yogyakarta, 21 June 2010

The success of small snackfood producers in Terong village, Bantul district, could be replicated as a model to boost sales and livelihood sustainability in Java, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Yogyakarta.

IOM is urging the public to support the recovery of the earthquake-affected snackfood businesses in Terong by shopping at a new store that opened this week in the village, in Yogyakarta Province. The store was launched in a special ceremony with district and provincial government representatives, plus representatives from …

27 May 2010 description

Yogyakarta, 27 May 2010

Commemorative events jointly hosted by IOM to mark four years since the 2006 Yogyakarta-Central Java earthquake on the morning of May 27th, 2006 included a gala night and community vigil.

Hundreds joined a night-time vigil service on Wednesday, May 26th to remember the 5,760 people who died in the earthquake.

May 2010 also marked the end of the first phase of the IOM Livelihoods Recovery project in the earthquake-affected area, which addressed the need for post-earthquake socio-economic recovery and was funded by the Java Reconstruction Fund …

25 May 2010 description

Period covered by this Operations Update: 1 October 2009 to 31 March 2010

Appeal target (current): CHF 32,388,585 (USD 30,454,986 or EUR 22,616,949);

Appeal coverage: 105%;

Appeal history:

- Preliminary appeal launched on 27 May 2006 for CHF 12,834,000 (USD 10.4 million or EUR 8.2 million) to assist 200,000 beneficiaries for eight months.

- Revised appeal launched on 6 June 2006 for CHF 38,045,439 (USD 31 million or EUR 24 million) to assist 325,000 beneficiaries for 12 months.

- Revised appeal is extended to 31 December 2007 on 6 June 2007.

- Revised appeal is …

26 Feb 2010 description

The annual World Bank Financial and Private Sector Development Forum (FPD) has selected a post-earthquake livelihood project implemented by IOM in Central Java and Yogyakarta as one of the world's most innovative projects for crisis recovery and job creation.

The project, which will be presented with 19 others on March 2-3 at this year's Forum in Washington D.C., has been helping 3,000 micro- and small enterprises (MSE) in Yogyakarta and Central Java Provinces in regaining and enhancing their productive capacities following the disastrous 2006 earthquake.

Targeting the …

12 Feb 2010 description

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) wants to encourage more locals to support a new initiative that is helping earthquake victims to continue their recovery from the devastating May 27, 2006, earthquake.

IOM's new "free tours" have been highly successful as part of the IOM-Java Reconstruction Fund (JRF) Livelihoods Recovery programme.

17 Dec 2009 description

Kebon, Klaten, Central Java, 17 December - MORE than 100 farming families will reap the rewards of increased productivity after the International Organization for Migration (IOM) launched a new irrigation system in Kebon village, Klaten, Central Java, on Thursday, December 17.

A new irrigation system, funded by the multi-donor Java Reconstruction Fund (JRF), was launched at a ceremony attended by government dignitaries, community representatives, IOM partners and beneficiaries of the project.

The new system was built as part of the IOM-JRF Livelihoods programme and will directly …

30 Oct 2009 description

GLIDE n° EQ-2006-000064-IDN

Period covered by this Operations Update: 1 April 2009 to 30 September 2009

Appeal target (current): CHF 32,667,430 (USD 31.68 million or EUR 21.42 million)

Appeal coverage: 105 per cent

Appeal history:

- Preliminary appeal launched on 27 May 2006 for CHF 12,834,000 (USD 10.4 million or EUR 8.2 million) to assist 200,000 beneficiaries for eight months.

- Revised appeal launched on 6 June 2006 for CHF 38,045,439 (USD 31 million or EUR 24 million) to assist 325,000 beneficiaries for 12 months.

- Revised appeal is extended to 31 December 2007 …