Flooding is among the most serious and dangerous of all global risks, causing loss of life and damage to property, livelihoods and economies. Climate change is expected to intensify flooding in the coming decades, while economic growth and urbanization place more people and property in flood-prone areas. Despite these dangers, flood risks are often underestimated and poorly managed due to lack of transparent, accurate data on current levels of flood protection, both in developing and developed countries.
Deadline: 19-Mar-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this assignment is to inform the socio-economic exposure analysis of the TURP flood risk assessment for Mwanza city. This will be done by providing design and management of mapping campaigns in Mwanza from May October 2020 with a focus on three core mapping campaigns: i) Digitization services for 2020 building exposure updates; ii) Drainage infrastructure and river mapping; iii) Participatory Mapping of Unplanned Communities; iv) Household flood and rockfall historical incidents mapping.
Deadline: 05-Mar-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The assignment aims to develop a suite of practical new Methodologies to develop Programmes of Measures for the second cycle flood risk management plans (FRMP2).It will involve completing the following tasks:
1.Collate and review existing information, including Methodologies for FRMP1
2 Update the catalogue of measures for FRMP2
3 Set out clear terminology and main types of measures for FRMP2 in Romania
4 Set out a clear overall integrated framework for the appraisal methodologies which then involves developing a clear practical methodology for each of the following steps:
Step 1:Identify, screen and scope possible eligible measures at catchment level
Step 2:Prioritise this long list of possible measures using a Multi-criteria analysis of their impacts (positive & negative) and their costs to rank them and define a short list of measures for which funds could be sought Step 3.Carry out Cost Benefit Analyses of this short list of measures to be able to justify them & secure funding
Deltares is a leading independent institute for applied research and high-end consultancy, operating worldwide in the field of water and subsurface. More than 800 specialists develop innovative insights to make living safe, sustainable and economically successful. Through many collaborative missions, seminars and projects Deltares shares its breakthroughs on Flood Risk Management, Environment, Water and Subsoil Resources, Delta Infrastructure, Adaptive Delta Planning and advanced Software Products with the World Bank.
Through the Water Partnership Program (WPP, a joint partnership between the World Bank and the Governments of the Netherlands) Deltares has supported the World Bank in the Philippines by providing technical assistance on dredging operations in river basins, developing advanced flood inundation models (using Lidar datasets) meanwhile capacitating local engineers in advanced modeling techniques. Another project included a coastal engineering study to prevent flooding in Manila and carrying out detailed assessments on upgrading of pumping stations in Manila.