Haiti - Emergency Development Policy Operation

August 5, 2010

IDA Grant: US$30 million equivalent

Project ID: P118239

Project Description: The operation supports maintaining sound economic governance in the post-earthquake period and strengthening the reforms started before the earthquake. First, the operation supports the implementation of the Government Action Plan for National Recovery and Development of Haiti presented to the international community in March 2010, aimed at rebuilding the country.

The Government Action Plan puts emphasis on decentralization presents economic and social reforms as well as the institutional strengthening strategy of the authorities in the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010.

Second, it supports the government's program for enhancing transparency and accountability mechanisms, especially in view of the massive pledges made by donors to support the reconstruction process.

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