Ronda Yolanda: Latest rehabilitation updates

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Through the supervision of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (OPARR), the lives of Typhoon Yolanda victims shall be restored and built-back-better through

P170.92 billion, allocated for the four primary rehabilitation areas:

1) Infrastructure
2) Social services
3) Resettlement
4) Livelihood


The P35,148,634,408.00 allocated fund for infrastructures is expected to repair/rehabilitate/reconstruct the following:

  • 116.32 km of national roads
  • 22 national bridges
  • 6 airport
  • 35 ports
  • 13,406.17 km of conductor/powerlines
  • 19,648 classrooms
  • 28 school buildings
  • 153 pronvincial/city/municipal halls
  • 137 civic centers
  • 859 barangay halls
  • 1,867.48 hectares covered by communal irrigation systems
  • 132 public markets
  • 304.51 km of farm-to-market roads
  • 58 water facilities
  • 38 halls of justice
Status Report
  • As of June 30, 2014, ongoing rehabilitation of 7.524 km of national roads and repair of 22 bridges.
  • As of 03 July 2014, completed rehabilitation of the ports of Naval and Cuyo; and Kalibo International airport; ongoing rehabilitation of airports of Tacloban City, Roxas, Busuanga, Ormoc, Guiuan.
  • Completed rehabilitation of 13 health facilities and ongoing repair of 27 health facilities.
  • Ongoing rehabilitation of 5 halls of justice.
  • 51.82 km of Farm-to-Market Road completed and ongoing rehabilitation of 173.97 km.
  • Ongoing repair of 6 Communal Irrigation Systems covering 1,208 hectares.

Social Services

The P26,406,233,815.17 allocated fund for social services is expected to deliver the following:

  • 135,135 students provided college scholarship grants
  • 19 State Universities/Colleges (SUCs) with damaged equipment and instructional materials assisted
  • 6,377,842 students provided textbooks
  • 434,835 students given supplemental feeding
  • 517 computer packages
  • 176,522 households provided water disinfectant
  • 232 midwives deployed
  • 582 patients provided health services and medicines
  • 115,435 pregnant women given delivary kits
  • 197 weighing scales and 197 height boards distributed
  • 500,000 learning kits
  • 16,807 hectares of mangrove, and 29,366 hectares of forest land rehabilitated
  • 362 hectares for agroforestry development
  • 966,341 families including 1,075 families from IP communities provided shelter assistance
  • 35,164 farmers with insurance subsidy
  • 77,739 food packs distributed
  • 171 Local Government Units (LGUs) assisted in the formulation of Comprehensive Land-Use Plan (CLUP)
Status Report
  • As of June 24, 2014, a total of 4,267 families were transferred to 267 transitional houses in Regions VI and Region VIII;
  • Provided 4,631,382 family food packs from November to December 2013. In Region VIII, 786,004 food packs were delivered to affected families as of 21 June 2014;
  • 34,498 households were given cash in exchange for doing community works along disaster relief operation amounting to P21,137,996.00;
  • Provided more than 400,000 packs of learning kits and 180,000 copies of learning materials; and conducted supplemental feeding for 250,000 learners from November 2013 to April 2014;
  • Endorsed affected college students to accepting Higher Education Institution (HEIs) for enrolment; and facilitated the documentation of the affected student’s school records;
  • Distributed the following (a) 1,540 essential medicine kits; (b) 302 weighing scales and 313 height boards in Region VIII; (c) water disinfectant such as 247,050 Aquatabs and 6,275 bottles of Hyposol;
  • Deployed 361 midwife volunteers;
  • Conducted site assessment, mapping & planning (SMP) for mangrove rehabilitation.


The P75,678,680,000.00 allocated fund for resettlement of the victims is expected to deliver the following:

  • Construction of 205,128 housing units;
  • Safe and suitable resettlement sites identified and acquired;
  • Construction of community facilities such as 537 school buildings, 202 multi-purpose covered courts in new settlement sites;
  • Provision for sustainable livelihood opportunities in new settlement sites.
Status Report
  • As of 15 July 2014, ongoing construction of 2,721 permanent houses in Roxas City, Dumangas, Tacloban City, Tanauan, Palo and San Jose and completion of 285 permanent houses in Tacloban City and Tanauan, Leyte;
  • 153 hectares of government-owned land identified.


The P33,682,884,442.00 allocated funds for livelihood is expected to deliver the following:

  • 6,068,300 individuals including 705,795 farmers through expansion of food and income base, improvement of coconut-based farming systems, rehabilitation of abaca industry, and development of Regions IV-B, VI, VII, and VIII as “fruit bowl”.
  • 98,684 fisherfolk through provision of boat and fishing gears, promotion of fisheries registration system, and rehabilitation of mariculture parks and seaweeds farming;
  • 32,359 Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through establishment and strengthening of industry clusters using the value-chain approach; identification of market linkages; provision of affordable and accessible financial services; and creation of business-enabling environment;
  • 50,000 individuals through Vocational-Technical (VocTech) skills training; and at least 85 LGUs through capacity development in local employment promotion and local economic development.
Status Report
  • A total of 2,313,147 individuals benefitted from various forms of livelihood programs, trainings and provision of agricultural and fishing inputs.
  • A total of 221,897 jobs generated from livelihood projects which include the following:
    • 100,234 beneficiaries Emergency Employment through Cash for Asset (57,897 beneficiaries) and Cash for Work (42,337 beneficiaries) Programs;
    • 15,760 fisherfolk through provision and repair of fishing boats and replacement of damaged engines;
    • 20,519 fisherfolk from the distribution of fishing gears, installation of fish cages, payao and seaweed dryers and provision of chest freezer and dryers;
    • 435,000 beneficiaries through fingerling distribution;
    • 9,149 farmers through provision of farm implements;
    • 2,482 farmers through distribution of seeds and 160 farmers for animal restocking; and 2,179 beneficiaries through various skills training.


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