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International Recovery Platform

Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA), Pakistan

The Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) was established to effectively respond to the October 2005 earthquake in Pakistan. Its key functions are to plan, approve, monitor and evaluate, coordinate, and facilitate the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts. Thus far it has met its challenges successfully with the support of the Government of Pakistan, the Government of NWFP, the Government of AJK, donor agencies, national and international NGOs, and a range of other stakeholders.

ERRA is working in 12 priority sectors, which are at various phases of implementation. These sectors are broadly categorised into three clusters, with environment falling under the cross-cutting themes: 

In addition, ERRA is promoting three cross-cutting themes: disaster risk reduction (DRM), gender equality, and environmental safeguards.