The project provides $3 million grant under the Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) as emergency assistance to the Philippine Government in response to its appeal to the international community to provide humanitarian relief assistance, in the aftermath caused by a Category 5 Typhoon Haiyan (locally named Yolanda) that made its first landfall in Guiuan municipality in Eastern Samar province on 8 November 2013, and further moved and made subsequent landfalls over Toloso municipality south of Tacloban City in Leyte province, Daanbantayan and Bantayan Island in Cebu province, Concepcion in Iloilo province, the Calamian Group of Islands, and Busuanga in Palawan. Haiyan is the third Category 5 "super typhoon" to hit the Philippines since 2010, and possibly the strongest to ever hit land. United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team described the scale of destruction in Tacloban alone as comparable to the impact of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
Latest Project Documents
|Grant Agreement (Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund) for Typhoon Haiyan [Yolanda] Project||Nov 2013|
Consulting NoticesSee also: CMS
Procurement NoticesSee also: Operational Procurement
Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.
The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.