Statement of Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan at the Yolanda Rehabilitation and Recovery Joint Press Briefing

STATEMENT Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan Yolanda Rehabilitation and Recovery Joint Press Briefing L.S. Virata Hall, Development Academy of the Philippines 5 November 2015, 10:00 am–12:00 noon Members of the media, colleagues in government, guests, ladies and gentlemen: Two years after Typhoon Yolanda left Eastern Visayas a wasteland, we are witnesses to the optimism continue reading : Statement of Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan at the Yolanda Rehabilitation and Recovery Joint Press Briefing

NEDA notes encouraging progress in Yolanda recovery

MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) recently noted “encouraging progress” in the rehabilitation and rebuilding efforts in the areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda almost two years ago. “As the visiting UN Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margaret Wahlstrom, observed, there is encouraging progress in rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts on the continue reading : NEDA notes encouraging progress in Yolanda recovery

Statement of Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan on the transfer of functions of PARR to NEDA

We welcome the transfer of the functions of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (PARR) to NEDA as provided for in Memorandum Order No. 79 issued by the Office of the President. These functions are well within NEDA’s mandate as the government’s development planning and policy coordinating body. As the vice-chair for rehabilitation and continue reading : Statement of Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan on the transfer of functions of PARR to NEDA

EXTERNAL HUMANITARIAN & DEV’T ASSISTANCE MUST BE COORDINATED WITH GOVERNMENT – NEDA, Parallel structures overburden LGUs, Balisacan says

Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio Balisacan (2nd from left) met with ​​United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark (2nd from right) to discuss disaster risk reduction and management  and the progress and directions of UNDP assistance to the Philippines at the UN Headquarters in New York City on July 10, 2014. Also in continue reading : EXTERNAL HUMANITARIAN & DEV’T ASSISTANCE MUST BE COORDINATED WITH GOVERNMENT – NEDA, Parallel structures overburden LGUs, Balisacan says