eC2: Waste Management Sector including Marine Plastics Debris Sources Deep Dive Study for selected Eastern Caribbean countries.

Deadline: 20-Apr-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

Assessment to further understand the sources of solid waste/marine litter in the Caribbean region and to provide a comprehensive picture of marine pollution at national and regional levels. The assessment will help inform policy makers to protect their valuable coastal and marine natural capital and to obtain the full benefits of a Blue Economy. The selected firm will carry out the following activities: (i)Solid Waste and Sewage Waste Sectors rapid assessment/roadmap for selected countries;(ii) Diagnostic of plastic management inventory in OECS countries; and (iii) Assessment of plastics abatement policies, investments, and regional solutions. Contract with selected firm is expected to be signed by May 1, 2020. Services are expected to be carried out between May 2020 and October 2020.

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eC2: Eastern Caribbean Disaster Preparedness and Response Capacity Support and Technical Assistance Program

Deadline: 05-Aug-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

Across the eastern Caribbean sub-region many disaster agencies are under capacitated and institutionally weak due to limitations in human and financial resources. The World Bank is looking for qualified consulting firms to support 5 countries in the Eastern Caribbean and the Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in undertaking institutional assessments and strategic investment planning supporting the national and regional architecture for emergency preparedness and response. Work will be done in coordination with beneficiary Governments and CDEMA. The consulting services include (i) assessment of institutional arrangements in place and recommendations for institutional restructuring and organizational change; (ii) support for strategic planning and development of an investment roadmap based on each country’s hazard risk, organizational capacity and resources; and (iii) stakeholder engagement activities.
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