BOI IPP Guidelines – Preferred Activities: Disaster Prevention, Mitigation and Recovery Projects


This covers projects that will prevent or mitigate adverse impacts of calamities and disasters, which may include installation of flood control systems; installation of early warning systems for typhoons, earthquake occurrences, tsunami and volcanic eruptions; manufacture or assembly of goods critical to disaster management; construction of dikes; and salvaging operations.

This also covers projects to rehabilitate areas affected by calamities and disasters or areas officially declared under a State of Calamity, which may include rebuilding of roads and bridges and other infrastructure after typhoons, earthquakes/flooding, volcanic eruptions, oil spill clean-up, and other disasters.

This further covers training for disaster preparedness, mitigation or recovery/rehabilitation/reconstruction.


• This covers projects that will prevent or mitigate adverse impacts of calamities and disasters, which may include installation of flood control systems; installation of early warning systems for typhoons, earthquake occurrences, tsunami and volcanic eruptions; manufacture or assembly of goods critical to disaster management; construction of dikes; and salvaging operations.

These include the manufacture and assembly of equipment and goods that will be used for disasters, calamities and emergencies, the provision of rescue and retrieval services, the provision of information services relate to disaster management, the provision of specialized equipment and services needed to restore vital public services in a fast and efficient manner, the provision of training services for first responders and any other activity that will contribute to the goals of mitigating risks to public safety caused by disasters, calamities and emergencies.

Salvaging pertains to the rescue of a seriously damaged/incapacitated ship that may include refloating and towing of the ship to a safe place. It also pertains to the removal of a sunken or wrecked ship, derelict or hazards including cargoes thereof.

Only income from salvaging operations (excluding income from artifacts/treasure recovered from sunken vessels/ships) may be entitled to ITH.

• This also covers projects to rehabilitate areas affected by calamities and disasters or areas officially declared under a State of Calamity, which may include rebuilding of roads and bridges and other infrastructure after typhoons, earthquakes/flooding, volcanic eruptions, oil spill clean-up, and other disasters.

For projects that will involve the development and operation of physical infrastructure to be undertaken by separate entities, both the developer and operator may qualify for registration. However, the developer may be entitled only to incentive on capital equipment directly needed for the operation of the physical infrastructure.

• This further covers training for disaster preparedness, mitigation or recovery/rehabilitation/reconstruction.

Application for registration must be accompanied by an endorsement from the concerned agency.

Disaster Prevention, Mitigation and Recovery Projects covers only projects other than those already listed in this IPP.


Reference:
http://oshdp.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2013-IPP-General-Policies-and-Specific-Guidelines.pdf (accessed June 18, 2014).