eC2: Development of a generic damage evaluation and claims management platform for disaster-related losses – Conceptual development project with applications to Indonesia, Morocco, Philippines and Vietnam

Deadline: 27-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) 29098244797_4d265740f6_k

The World Bank through the action of the Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program (DRFIP) team supports a number of countries in their efforts to understand and to manage the risks and costs of natural disasters.
In order to anticipate needs for damage assessment and claims management systems, the World Bank DRFIP is now exploring the development of a comprehensive claims management platform, which would consist in a generic framework for damage and loss assessment, and claims handling, processing and monitoring, illustrated through four country case studies (Indonesia, Morocco, Philippines and Vietnam).

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Culture – the “X Factor” for Building Back Better after Conflict and Disasters

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  • As the world continues to urbanize rapidly, cities are increasingly bearing the brunt of conflicts, crises, and disasters, which have a devastating effect on culture.
  • A new World Bank-UNESCO Position Paper, Culture in City Reconstruction and Recovery (CURE), proposes an enhanced culture-based framework for city reconstruction and recovery.
  • The CURE Framework marks an important milestone in the partnership between the World Bank and UNESCO on culture, urban development, and resilience.

Culture – the “X Factor” for Building Back Better after Conflict and Disasters

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As the world continues to urbanize rapidly, cities are increasingly bearing the brunt of conflicts, crises, and disasters, which have a devastating effect on culture.
  • A new World Bank-UNESCO Position Paper, Culture in City Reconstruction and Recovery (CURE), proposes an enhanced culture-based framework for city reconstruction and recovery.
  • The CURE Framework marks an important milestone in the partnership between the World Bank and UNESCO on culture, urban development, and resilience.

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eC2: Building Capacity for resilient urban development and integrating disaster risk data into urban spatial planning

Deadline:  31-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Urban Latin America

Within the context of the TA, the consultancy aims to contribute to increased climate and disaster resilience in selected cities in Cameroon through building capacity of academia, professionals, and institutions to plan for resilient urban development and facilitating the integration of risk information and resilient concepts into urban spatial planning.

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eC2: Development of quantitative and actuarial tools for disaster risk financing and insurance

Deadline:  22-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

The Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program (DRFIP) is seeking support from a firm in the specification, development and validation of quantitative and actuarial tools (likely in MS Excel). The tools will be used in disaster risk financing and insurance capacity building and decision making. The tools should draw on current international best practice in user interface design, user experience, visualization, transparency and quality in coding, and probabilistic financial and actuarial and economic analysis.

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Aftershocks: Remodeling the Past for a Resilient Future

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Innovative Insurance Program to Boost Natural Disaster Risk Management

WASHINGTON DC, August 15, 2017—A new catastrophe risk insurance program to helpvn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439 the Philippines better respond to losses from climate and disaster risks was launched by the Government of the Philippines, supported by the World Bank (IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) and the U.K. Department for International Development.

The program provides the Philippine peso equivalent of US$206 million in coverage against losses from major typhoons and earthquakes to national government assets, and to 25 participating provinces against losses from major typhoons. Insurance payouts are made when pre-defined parametric triggers are met.

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When It Comes To Disaster Preparedness, Communities Know Best

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  • In disaster-prone central Vietnam, community-based disaster risk management puts local villages and communities at the center of preparedness efforts.
  • The Government of Vietnam is spending $18.5 million on community preparedness training, drills and physical infrastructure construction chosen by communities across 100 communes in 10 provinces.
  • The training, infrastructure and public awareness raising efforts are increasing the resilience of local communities to disaster events such as floods, droughts and typhoons.

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IADB Tender: Support for Improving Disaster and Climate Resilience in Sustainable Tourism

Deadline: Jun 03, 2016 06:00 PM (US Eastern Time)

The Inter-American Development Bank now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. idb

The firm will: (i) design and carry out baseline coastal studies for Corozal District, (ii) prioritize the coastal area for shoreline stabilization measures, including where appropriate ecosystem-based coastal protection, non-structural and soft-engineering measures, and based upon agreed criteria and stakeholder engagement; (iii) prepare designs for shoreline stabilization investments; and (iv) conduct the feasibility analysis of investments in accordance with the requirements of the Bank for public sector financing, including socioeconomic, environmental, financial, and institutional feasibility. The consultancy will also provide support to training and dissemination activities. Award of this contract is pending final availability of resources. The procurement method for this contract will be quality and cost-based selection. The anticipated budget for the services is USD $700,000.

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India – Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project

The Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project for India, worth a total of $250 million, will support the recovery and increase disaster resilience in Project Areas, and increase the capacity of the Project Implementing Entity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency. The flood affected region consists of 22 districts, affecting 12.5 million people.

The project development objective is to support the recovery and increase disaster resilience in Project Areas, and increase the capacity of the Project Implementing Entity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency.

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