Administrative Order No. 286, s. 2010


Published: 2010-05-24

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MALACAÑAN PALACE

MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 286

MANDATING THE MINDANAO DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO COORDINATE EFFORTS FOR INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS IN MINDANAO

WHEREAS, it is the primary duty and responsibility of the State of assist and protect internally displaced persons who were displaced as a result of armed conflict;

WHEREAS, under Section 2 of R.A. 9996 of the Mindanao Development Authority Act of 2010, it is declared a policy of the State to set up mechanism to ” address the need for a coordinated and intergrated approach in the formulation and implementation of various Mindanao-wide inter-regional development plans, programs and projects”;

NOW, THEREFORE I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by the powers vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the land do hereby order:

SECTION 1. Mandate.—The Mindanao Development Authority (MDA) is hereby mandated to lead the coordination of efforts by national, regional and local governments, including international and regional humanitarian and development organizations, to respond to humanitarian and protection needs of internally displaced persons (IDP’s) in Mindanao.

SECTION 2. Participating Agencies.—The following agencies shall participate in the coordinative efforts of the MDA:

Department of National Defense

National Disaster Coordinating Council

Department of Social Welfare and Development

The Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process

The Regional Governor, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao

SECTION 3. Agencies‘ Support.—The MDA may tap the assistance of any government agency, government-owned and controlled corporation, civil society organization, international humanitarian, development and aid agencies and other entities to assist in the performance of its mandate.

SECTION 4. Funding.—The implementation requirements to address the needs of IDP’s shall come from the budgets of the main participating agencies and the Contingent Fund as well as from development assistance.

SECTION 5. Repealing Clause.—All orders, issuances, rules and regulations or parts thereof which are inconsistent with this Administrative Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

SECTION 6. Effectivity.—This Order shall take effect immediately.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 21st day of May, in the year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Ten.

(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines

By the President:

(Sgd.) LEANDRO R. MENDOZA
Executive Secretary

Source: Malacañang Records Office

Office of the President of the Philippines. (2010). [Administrative Order Nos. : 111 – 288]. Manila : Malacañang Records Office.

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