Consultant Water Supply System – Liberia

With the support of WSP / WB, the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) intends to carry out the Design Review for the rehabilitation of Monrovias water supply system (Phase 1) and feasibility Study for water supply and sanitation improvements for the cities of Harbel, Gbarnga and Ganta Consultancy (Phase 2).

This assignment has a double objective: (i) provide a rapid design review of the Monrovia water and sewer distribution system and propose an urgent rehabilitation plan taking into consideration the reduction of non-revenue water in the system (phase 1) and (ii) assess the feasibility of the water supply and sanitation infrastructure improvements for the secondary cities of Harpel, Gbarnga, and Ganta (phase 2)

See full tender here: Consultant Water Supply System – Liberia

Expression of Interest Deadline: 05 February 2015

 

Ebola Hampering Household Economies across Liberia and Sierra Leone

Press release published on the World Bank website.

Latest surveys point to declines in employment, food insecurity, and long-term welfare concerns

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2014—The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone are far-reaching and persistent, according to two new World Bank Group reports. Both countries continue to experience job losses, despite their differing health outlooks. These impacts have not been limited to the areas where infections have been the highest, which points to economy-wide slowdowns. As a result, many households have been forced to take short-term actions to cope, which can have substantial long-term effects on welfare.

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