eC2: FLOOD RISK AND COASTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE TOCUMEN RIVER

Deadline: 20-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Bangladeshi villagers repair a vital flood-protecting embankment

This consultancy assignment focuses on the carrying out of a comprehensive flood and coastal risk assessment for the Tapia and Tocumen River basins. The flood hazard and risk analysis should provide information that could help inform urban planning, including options for identifying areas unsuitable for urban expansion. It is important to note that this work will produce a general overview assessment of flood risk and an analysis of risk mitigation options. Further detailed site-specific analysis will be conducted by the country authorities when determining specific vulnerability, risk and mitigation actions, as well as cost estimate as and when they decide to pursue further action.

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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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eC2: Hydro-economic Modeling and Analysis to Inform River Basin Planning and Investment in Bangladesh

Deadline: 17-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The Water Global Practice (Water GP) in the South and South East Asia region (Water for SEA) of the World Bank is working on the Bangladesh Water Platform and Strategy Development, which involves both analytical and partnership efforts. The objective of this World Bank activity is to: develop a medium-term strategic framework for the World Bank to assist Bangladesh achieve enhanced GDP growth and human capital development through effective water sector management via adaptive delta management (ADM) approach, and establish a mechanism to lead and coordinate investment and knowledge activities with all the Bank GPs that carry out water or water-related lending projects, diagnostic/analytical work, or policy advice work. Part of the analytical work includes conducting Hydro-economic Modeling and Analysis to Inform River Basin Planning and Investment in Bangladesh. The consultancy objectives and activities are twofold: (1) Undertake national-level analysis; and (2) Undertake River Basin Planning (RBP) and Investment analyses for the Jamuna River.

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eC2: Development of Gender Strategies and Action Plans for ECOWAS, ECCAS and SADC under the Building Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities Program

Deadline: 24-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

The Bank is seeking the services of a firm to carry out activities for the inclusive preparation of Gender Strategy and Action Plans (GSAPs) for the following Regional Economic Communities (RECs): The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); The Economic Community for Central African States (ECCAS); and The Southern African Development Community (SADC). They have expressed the need for support for developing comprehensive and effective guidelines for mainstreaming gender considerations into disaster risk management policies, plans of action and programs. Tasks include preparation of individual Inception Reports for each REC; gender analysis and stakeholder consultations; REC-level discussions and feedback events; and finalization of customized Gender Strategies and Action Plans in Disaster Risk Management for each REC.

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eC2: Preparation of Drought Risk Mitigation Investment Plan for Sindh Province

Deadline: 18-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) bf-hauling-water-on-bike-cifor-flickr

The main objective of this study is to prepare a drought mitigation investment plan informed by a comprehensive assessment of climate induced drought risks for Sindh province. Identification of drought prone areas at regional and local scales as well as adaptive and mitigation interventions will be recommended based on scientific drought assessment. Along with other methods, this study will explore the remote sensing potential in terms of data and methods in order to quantify drought and assess drought features. Satellite data driven quantitative and spatio-temporal approach will be investigated for the development of the study resulting in data that could be used for generating climate change scenarios through the Global Climate Change Model.

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eC2: Port Community System

Deadline: 13-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) general-transport-mosaic-main

The Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment (IFC MTI) Global Practice of the World Bank Group is seeking the services of an experienced consultant (the firm) individual or firm to support the PNSW initiative by conducting a Situation Analysis of the logistics and international supply chain related activities taking place at the ports (including airports seaports , off-dock terminals as well as inland dry ports and land border crossing points selected by the Client)in collaboration with the relevant regulatory authorities (Customs, Ministry of Ports and Shipping, Civil Aviation Authority, Karachi Port Trust, NLC, Pakistan Railways etc.) and private sector operators, collectively referred to in this document as the Stakeholders.

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eC2: Assessment of Laboratory and Diagnostic Services

Deadline: 19-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Survey

This consultancy will focus on providing quality services to patients and examine how the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health (MoH) could offer clinical lab services to the population through an assessment of existing public sector capacity.

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eC2: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO STRENGTHEN THE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR FOOD INSECURITY IN ETHIOPIA AND ITS LINKS TO A SCALABLE RURAL PRODUCTIVE SAFETY NET PROGRAMME

Deadline: 14-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)resized-food-insecurity_orig

Objective: The main objectives of this consultancy assignment are to (1) conduct a review on the design and operation of early warning systems operating in Ethiopia which are used to trigger and inform food and cash support to drought affected households; (2) advise on improved protocols and monitoring systems and tools for alert triggering; and (3) provide concrete options for the design of an enhanced and scalable social safety net system based on early warning information.
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eC2: Vietnam: Developing Sustainable Rooftop PV Program

Deadline: 12-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: The assignment objective is to provide technical support to the Government of Vietnam and the cities of Danang and HCMC in developing and scaling up rooftop/distributed solar PV deployment in a sustainable and cost-competitive manner leveraging private sector investments.

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eC2: Merchant Acquisition and Management Firm

Deadline: 18-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) financial-inclusion-gender

A key objective of the project in Tanzania is to promote financial inclusion, by increasing access to mobile money and by digitizing payments to merchants. Although mobile money access has improved in Tanzania, levels of usage of digital financial services, including payments, in general remains low. To address this challenge and offer a mass market payment solution, IFC and its partner, a mobile network operator, are building on a merchant proposition to increase the number of merchants offering the product and increase customer usage of the product. This project will build capacity and improve performance of the MNO in creating a sustainable and vibrant mobile money ecosystem in Tanzania.

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