Deadline: 21-Jun-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank provides technical assistance to the Government of Myanmar to support technical solutions for Chin State by hiring an international consulting firm to prepare a hazard and vulnerability assessment for road rehabilitation to inform planned investments under the Myanmar Floods and Landslides Emergency Recovery Project in Chin State in Myanmar. The overall objective of the assignment is to contribute to the increase of capacities of the relevant ministries and agencies of the Government of Myanmar in the adoption of appropriate natural hazard assessment approaches in designing transport and infrastructure. The activity will (i) help provide technical solutions on geohazards specifically for Kalay Hakha road; (ii) draw out lessons along the above process, including data gaps and recommend solutions for improvement; (iii) and provide capacity building for the Ministry of Construction on this practice. The assignment is expected to be completed within the period of an estimated six months upon mobilization.
Deadline: 06-Jun-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The following Terms of Reference (ToR) describes the requirement of the project to update the regional hazard and exposure database of 14 countries that underpins the PCRAFI Insurance Program. The PICs have limited capacity in this area and the engagement of a firm with regional experience in hazard and exposure databases will assist them to build their capacity in this area to undertake the work going forward. In 2010, the WB began implementing the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (PCRAFI), a regional technical assistance activity to lay down the foundation for a regional catastrophe risk pool for PICs, primarily to establish a regional repository of hazard and national exposure data (e.g. public infrastructure, buildings, homes; land-use, etc.) required to assess the viability of pooling climate and disaster risk across 14 PICs. The model that would contain the data has already been developed, piloted, and used in determining pay-outs over the past three years. However, the data is from 2010 and must be updated as soon as possible for the model to accurately protect household, business and government assets that face exposure to disaster related risks.