Aceh Emergency Response and Transitional Recovery ... - UNDP

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Aceh Emergency Response and Transitional Recovery ... - UNDP

• Unit's Code of Ethics developed;• Memorandums of Understanding between the BRR and the Governmentof Indonesia Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK), and BRR and theCommission for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU), havebeen developed in order to strengthen cooperation between these bodies;• Decree drafted that elaborates on the specific tasks, authorities, obligationsand responsibilities of the Unit;• Mechanisms to receive and process complaints transparently and efficientlyhave been established and complaints received to date have led to improvementsand revisions in procurement processes.• Education and information campaigns have also been conducted withvarious constituents and a number of local media and outreach activitieshave been utilised to underline a clear commitment to anti-corruption in allaspects of reconstruction and rehabilitation.Support to Local GovernmentsAs a result of the tsunami disasters, local Governments are faced with the dauntingtask of reconstruction in their jurisdictions, while at the same time their capacitywas itself seriously affected by the tsunami and earthquake disasters. Many localgovernment employees died, others suffered extensive trauma making it difficultfor them to work, buildings, equipment and records were lost or destroyed, andpublic services were severely damaged.As indicated in previous sections, UNDP is providing assistance to provincialGovernment departments to assist them to work with the BRR and to supporteffective coordination of local, national and international actors in the reconstructionprocess, including support to the Social Department for the Livelihoods RecoverySecretariat, and the Public Works Department for Shelter Recovery.The ERTR is also currently providing support to district and sub-district Governmentin Pidie, Aceh Jaya, and Aceh Barat, assisting them to coordinate, facilitateand manage the national and international NGOs and government agencies in theirefforts to assist communities to re-establish their livelihoods. This support has includedestablishing coordination forums, planning workshop, providing materialsupport, and rehabilitation of facilities. UNDP's assistance in this respect hassought to be targeted and needs-driven, in order to assist local Governments withthe urgent requirements they have had in the first year of the reconstruction process.UNDP has also facilitated the provision in-kind and training support to the BPDE(Badan Pelaksana Data Electronic) through a private company, Schlumberger OilfieldServices. The BPDE is re-equipped with the necessary equipment to enablethem to provide services to other government agencies as well as train new staff inadvanced IT applications.30

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