POLICY IMPLEMENTATION OF URBAN VILLAGE FUNDS DIVERSION TO COVID-19 MANAGEMENT
The government policy emphasizes the importance of budget reallocation and refocusing to overcome the impact of the covid-19 pande. This study aims to describe the diversion of urban village funds to covid-19 management policy implementation and to identify the encountered constraints during the implementation of the policy by using descriptive and qualitative methods. The research founds that responsiveness by implementing policy standards and targets, utilizing implementer resources, and bureaucrat awareness for building coordination between institutions. This coordination done in suppressing the spread of the Covid-19 virus shows there is compliance with the diversion of urban village funds by seeing the community’s positive responses to community activity centers construction. This policy is not difficult to implement because it is accompanied by good administration law and a clear legal framework. The standards for achieving policy targets are measurable not only because related authority easy to understand the policy objectives and purposes but also because it provides sufficient availability of resources from various actors both government and civil society. In addition, this policy considers the social, political, and economic conditions by providing space for the community to adapt their livelihood situations to the spread of the virus and prioritizing health protocol by established health service standards including the readiness of implementers to understand their main duties and functions according to the mandate from the community activity center.
Policy Diversion, Urban Village Funds, Policy Implementation, Covid-19 Management