HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ISSUE
HRF Financial Reserve increased to USD 99.78 million with additional USD 32.28 million for budget support (p.2)
HRF supports private sector development, particularly small and medium businesses (p.3)
Neighborhood Reconstruction Project relocates more than 10,000 people from « Parc Jean Marie Vincent » and « Pétion Ville club » camps (p.5)
16/6 Project has economic and social impact on communities (p.5)
Port-au-Prince, February, 22, 2013 - $28 million was reserved yesterday by the Steering Committee of the Haiti Reconstruction Fund (HRF) to support reconstruction through the Government’s budget. The chairperson of the meeting, Finance Minister Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie, pledged that the budget support would be used to finance the Government’s priority reconstruction projects. An additional $3.5 million was reserved to support investment in the education sector.
The Council of Ministers had previously requested that the HRF finance five priority investments: