Employment-Led Post-Disaster Recovery: The Philippine

Report
Employment-led
Post-disaster
Recovery:
The Philippine
Experience
Hon. Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz
Secretary
Department of Labor and Employment
Philippines
Outline of Presentation
 Overview:
Typhoon Haiyan and Its Impact
on the Philippines
 PH
Government’s Response and DOLE’s
Critical Immediate Actions
 Building
on the Typhoon Haiyan Experience:
Lessons Learned
 Way
Forward
Overview:
Impact on the Philippines
Friday, 8 Nov 2013:
Haiyan hits PH
 Regions 4-A
(CALABARZON), 4-B
(Southern Tagalog) & 5
(Bicol)
 Regions 6, Western
Visayas), 7 (Central
Visayas), & 8 (Eastern
Visayas)
 Regions 10 (Northern
Mindanao), 11 Southern
Mindanao), & 13
(Caraga)
Overview:
Impact on the Philippines
Deaths
• 6,201 Dead
• 28,626 Injured
• 1,785 Missing
Affected
Population
•3.424-M Families
•12,139 Barangays in
•591 Municipalities &
•57 Cities in
•44 Provinces in
•9 Regions
Estimated
Cost of
Damage
• US$ 434.49-M in
infrastructure
• US$ 450.56M in
agriculture
Overview:
Impact on the Philippines
16-M
Affected
Individuals
Monthly
income loss of
USD213.5-M
(PhP9.6-B) for
the
vulnerablyemployed
Impact on Employment
and Incomes
Monthly
income loss
of USD368-M
(PhP16.6-B)
for 2.8-M
wage
workers
Philippine
Government’s
Response:
RELIEF EFFORTS:
Relief and Early Recovery
Initiatives
PH STANDBY CALAMITY
FUND: USD355.79-M
GOV ALLOCATION:
USD57.8-M
INTERNATIONAL
DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS:
Pledged, USD 511.0-M
Delivered, USD133.30-M
(As of 31 Dec 2013)
RECONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE ON
YOLANDA:
USD908.0-M (2014)
Philippine
Government’s
Response:
“Build Back Better”
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Housing & temporary shelter
Social services
Water supply & sanitation
Transport & power infrastructure
Livelihoods & employment
National & local government services
Philippine Government’s Response:
DOLE’s Critical, Immediate Actions
On Social Protection
Provision of
emergency
employment
(Cash-for-Work)
100% of the regional
minimum wage
Orientation on Basic
Occupational Safety and
Health
Provision of Personal
Protective Equipment
Social Insurance
 DOLE-funded: 27,755 beneficiaries
with budget of US$ 2.8 million
(P125.75-M)
 ILO-assisted: 5,875 beneficiaries
with total budget of US$ 270,580
(P12.165M)
Philippine Government’s Response:
DOLE’s Critical, Immediate Actions
On Social Protection
Livelihood Services for Vulnerable Workers
Livelihood Restoration
Livelihood Enhancement
Livelihood Formation
Philippine Government’s Response:
DOLE’s Critical, Immediate Actions
On Social Protection
Provision of
Livelihood Assistance
Leyte Electric Cooperative
II Employees Union with
116 members
100 small entrepreneurs
in 3 Tacloban City
Barangays
Partnership with SMART
Communication Inc. to
benefit 1,325 individuals
Philippine Government’s Response:
DOLE’s Critical, Immediate Actions
On Employment
Job Search
Assistance
113 local employers and
licensed recruitment
agencies
29,814 job vacancies
4,550 job applicants
279 applicants were
hired-on-the-spot (HOTS)
Lessons Learned:
Building on the Typhoon Haiyan Experience
Partnership/
convergence
between the
national and local
government in
relief and
recovery efforts
Strong ground
presence to
deliver services
fast
Partnering with
the private sector
and international
development
partners
Capacity building
of all stakeholders
WAY FORWARD
Build Back Better
Communities
2014 Budget Allocation: USD908-M
1. Shelter and public infrastructure including
roads, bridges, airport, port and other
facilities (67 percent);
2. Livelihood and employment, including
support to agriculture and fisheries (12
percent);
3. Local facilities (11 percent); and
4. Social services, including health services,
education and training (9 percent).
WAY FORWARD
Build Back Better
Communities – DOLE’s
Contribution
ENHANCED EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL
PROTECTION SERVICES
1. Convergence on Technology-Driven,
Resource-Based, Sustainable Livelihood
2. Emergency employment for affected
workers
3. Export Processing Zone in RO 8 (Tacloban)
Way Forward:
GOVT
AGENCIES
ORGANIZATION
NETWORKING
CHANNELS
TECHNOLOGIES
DOLE
DOST
DA
PRIVATE
SECTOR
ACADEME
FUNCTIONAL NETWORKING
CHANNELS
Techno-preneurship
Community
development,
technology,
and business
incubation
Tech transfer/adoption
business & livelihood
trainings
Community
Cash-forWork
Starter
Kits
Nego Carts
INFORMATION
NETWORKING
CHANNELS
STRATEGIES
Sustainable Community-based Enterprises
Intensification of the PH Government’s Convergence Program for
Technology-driven, Resource-based, Sustainable Livelihood
Way Forward:
Enhance access to emergency employment and
livelihood programs
Strategic Plan
Emergency
and Livelihood
Program
Livelihood
Program
Emergency
Employment
Yolanda
Projects
2013
Accomplishments
Targets/Resource Requirements
2014
2015
Supporting
Depts/
Agencies
2016
All Regions prioritizing 30 poorest provinces and
Convergence
Yolanda-affected areas
Program
₱330.4-M
₱609.8-M
₱928-M
₱1.238-B DAR,
(US$ 7.36 M)
(US$ 13.58 M)
(US$20.67M)
(US$27.57M)
101,680
100,000
120,000
150,000
beneficiaries
beneficiaries
beneficiaries
beneficiaries
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90,000
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₱501-M
(US $11.16M)
27,755
102,011
beneficiaries
beneficiaries
₱125.75-M
₱883.98-M
(US$ 2.8M)
(US$19.69M)
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DADILG,
DOST,
DENR,
DTI,
DSWD,
LGUs
End of Presentation
Visit our websites:
Government of the Republic of the Philippines
http://www.gov.ph/
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)
http://www.dole.gov.ph

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