Philippines

Grant assistance - Republic of the Philippines: Southern Leyte landslide disaster assistance project (Financed by the Japan fund for poverty reduction)

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Project Number: 40217
November 2006

Disaster Assistance Project (Financed by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)

JAPAN FUND FOR POVERTY REDUCTION (JFPR)

JFPR GRANT PROPOSAL

I. Basic Data
Name of Proposed Activity
Southern Leyte Landslide Disaster Assistance Project
Country
Philippines
Grant Amount Requested
$3.0 million
Project Duration
2.5 years
Regional Grant
No
Grant Type
Project

II. Grant Development Objective(s) and Expected Key Performance Indicators

Grant Development Objectives (GDO):

The overall goal of this project is to rehabilitate and reconstruct key infrastructure facilities in the province of Southern Leyte that were damaged by the February 2006 landslides and to provide long-term mitigating measures. Specifically, this project seeks to (i) rehabilitate farm-to-market roads and construct an access road; (ii) upgrade the facilities and services of the provincial hospital of Southern Leyte and the Anahawan district hospital; (iii) construct an elementary school with complete facilities in St. Bernard, and provide additional classrooms to elementary and secondary schools in Southern Leyte; and (iv) establish a provincial disaster management center.

Expected Key Performance Indicators :

(i) 27.1 kilometers of rehabilitated farm-to-market roads and 1 kilometer of a new access road;

(ii) improved medical services and facilities in the provincial hospital of Southern Leyte and the Anahawan district hospital;

(iii) (a) 1 elementary school with complete facilities in the municipality of St. Bernard;

(b) 33 classrooms in various elementary and secondary schools of Southern Leyte; and,

(iv) 1 functional provincial disaster management center in Southern Leyte

III. Grant Categories of Expenditure, Amounts, and Percentage of Expenditures

Category
Amount of Grant Allocated in $
Percentage of Expenditures (%)
1. Civil Works
2,177,393
73
2. Goods
363,154
12
3. Capacity Building
28,780
1
4. Consulting Services
158,140
5
5. Project Management/Coordination
69,850
2
6. Contingencies
202,683
7
Total
3,000,000
100
Incremental Cost
150,000
5

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