Deadline: 09-May-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank Group’s City Resilience Program (CRP) is seeking a firm with specialized experience in incorporating resilience to natural hazards and climate change into the transaction design for fully or partially privately financed construction or renovation of major infrastructure assets and development or redevelopment of land in urban areas.
CRP does not intend to create a new knowledge resource; the focus is on developing an operational product that makes best use of existing toolkits to provide an actual service to WBG task teams.
Evidence from outbreaks similar to COVID-19 indicates that women and girls can be affected in particular ways, and in some areas, face more negative impacts than men. In fact, there is a risk that gender gaps could widen during and after the pandemic and that gains in women’s and girls’ accumulation of human capital, economic empowerment and voice and agency, built over the past decades, could be reversed. The World Bank Group is working to ensure that projects responding to COVID-19 consider the pandemic’s different impacts on men and women.
235 million people worldwide will need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021 – an increase of 40% from last year.
As a result, a record