Deadline: 08-Jun-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of the assignment is to contribute to the increase of capacities of the relevant ministries and agencies of the Republic of Tajikistan in the adoption of the most appropriate and comprehensive natural hazard assessment approaches in designing more resilient transport and flood protection infrastructure.
The objective achievement is subject to reaching three specific results:
1. Hazard assessment completed for the selected bridge reconstruction sites.
2. Hazard assessment completed for the selected flood protection sites.
3. Recommendations for hazard assessment data monitoring requirements prepared.
Last month a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Ecuador left over 600 people dead and almost thirty thousand injured, with economic damages projected at more than $3 billion. Unfortunately, events like these are becoming all too commonplace. Impacts from natural disasters are on the rise, posing a growing threat to economies and the lives of millions of people around the world.