This section provides information on projects being financed fully or partially with HRF funding.
Of the total US$ 386 million in funds contributed to the HRF, the Steering Committee has made cumulative funding decisions totaling US$ 342.4 million for 25 (project costs including fees). An amount of 40million dollars has been put in reserve to finance 5 new projects. This leaves 1.2 million in available resources for financing new projects.
The following table provides a brief overview of the projects financed by HRF to date. Project summaries and full project documents are available under projects documentation.
Out of the total US$342.4 million in approved recipient executed grants (project costs including fees), 37 percent of funding is being channeled through the UN as Partner Entity, 39 percent is channeled through the World Bank, and for 24 percent of the approved grants, the IDB serves as the Partner Entity.
|Total Project Amount
|Project Development Objective
|Steering Committee Approval Date*
|IHRC Concept Note Number
|Haiti Emergency Development Policy Operation (Budget Support)
|Support enhanced accountability and transparency in the management of public resources in the context of the reconstruction.
|Program to Establish a Partial Credit Guarantee Fund
|Contribute to the rehabilitation of the Haitian productive sector by establishing a partial credit guarantee fund to allow enterprises to restructure bank-debt obligations and facilitating continued access to finance.
|Debris Management Project
|Contribute to the rehabilitation of urban areas of Port-au-Prince devastated by the earthquake, by setting up a recycling system, removing and processing debris.
|Disaster Risk Reduction in the South Department
|Contribute to disaster risk reduction through the development and management of watershed basins, employment generation and agricultural development in the Southern Department.
|Natural Disaster Mitigation in the South Department
|Reducing environmental and socio-economic vulnerability to natural disasters for the population living in the Ravine du Sud and Cavaillon.
|Haiti Southwest Sustainable Development Programme
|First phase of a 20-year recovery and sustainable development program for the southwest region of the southern peninsula.
|Reconstruction of the Education Sector
|Supporting the Government in ensuring that the necessary conditions are in place for rebuilding the education sector over the next 20 years and to work towards the goal of creating a publicly funded education system.
|Demolition and Debris Removal with Heavy Equipment
|Demolition of buildings and the removal of debris with heavy equipment to expedite the construction of shelters and houses to allow the relocation of internally displaced people.
|Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management
|Increase the capacity of the Government to prepare for and manage disaster risk by reinforcing the capacity of the Department of Civil Protection and by rehabilitating and building evacuation centers in priority areas.
|Port-au-Prince Neighbourhood Housing Reconstruction Project
|Enable the return of internally displaced people to their communities by investing in urban upgrading programs in heavily damaged communities in Port-au-Prince and by supporting the rebuilding of homes and infrastructure in these communities.
|Housing and Neighborhood Reconstruction Support Program
|This Program is intended to provide some of the most basic tools and systems that the central and local government, the IHRC, and their partners need to program and manage the resources pledged for housing and neighborhood reconstruction.
|Earthquake Prevention Plan for the North of Haiti
|The objective of the project is to reduce the vulnerability of the North-East, North and Northwest against seismic threats by strengthening the resilience of the infrastructure and population in order to minimize economic losses and human lives during future earthquakes.
|IHRC Capacity Building Program
|The project aims to strengthen the operational capacities of the IHRC to improve communication components, legal, and information management processes for the review and monitoring of projects and other needs to build capacity for the proper functioning of the Institution.
|Targeted Budget Support Operation
|The Budget Support operation would provide resources to finance key budgetary expenditures in the education and agriculture sectors for the fiscal years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. The budget support would be channeled through the budget and would reimburse specific pre-identified expenses.
|This integrated program is designed to rehabilitate the neighborhoods of origin of the displaced families living in six priority camps in Port-au-Prince, Pétionville and Delmas by providing to the displaced, as well as to the residents of those neighborhoods sustainable housing solutions and improved living conditions through better access to basic services and livelihoods.
|Support to the Implementation of the Education plan and Reform in Haiti
|This project aims to improve the employability of young people and strengthen the human resource base in various departments through the re-engineering of training programs in key economic sectors and infrastructure upgrade for a public training center.
|Development of Milk Production and Processing in Haiti
|The project objective is the creation of 30 milk processing plants (6 of them with cheese production units), managed by farmers' organizations. In addition, the project will provide milk and cheese for school feeding programs.
All approved projects are in line with the priorities set out in the Government’s Action Plan for National Recovery and Development of Haiti. The current HRF portfolio is both sectorally and geographically diverse, reflecting the multidimensional nature of the reconstruction effort and the broad range of financing needs. By channeling HRF funding to priorities identified in the Action Plan, the operations approved to date provide strategic financing to fill identified funding gaps for a number of key sectors. The below figures provide an overview of the financing gaps for selected priority sectors identified in the Government’s Action Plan and the funding provided by the HRF to fill these financing gaps.