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Ara Joy Uy Pacoma


This study aims to determine the level of expectation of respondents of the Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan (RRP) of post-Haiyan in a Philippine Municipality. The data obtained from households in the 12 barangays of Balangkayan, Eastern Samar, Philippines. Household members surveyed to determine the level of expectation and perception of respondents on the implementation of the rehabilitation and recovery plan in their municipality. Results reveal that age, stakeholder type, and educational attainment of citizens affect public expectations on the RRP implementation. The results of this study can help local government units to incorporate an interactive planning/implementation process into their policy-making process to lessen the gap or mismatch of expectations between the local officials, residents, and other stakeholders such as NGOs/humanitarian organisations. 

Keywords: politics, public expectations, post-Haiyan, recovery and rehabilitation plan, Philippines


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