eC2: Reinforcing the capacities of meteorological and hydrological services and enhancing the early warning systems in Cambodia and Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (CREWS Cambodia and Lao PDR)

Deadline: 16-Jun-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

The Reinforcing the capacities of meteorological and hydrological services and enhancing the early warning systems in Cambodia and Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (CREWS Cambodia and Lao PDR) project jointly implemented by the World Bank (WB), World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) along with the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) and National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) of Cambodia and Lao PDR is aimed at reducing the human and socioeconomic impact caused by disasters such as floods, droughts, landslides and severe weather, through increased access to early warnings and risk information. As part of the CREWS project, the World Bank is conducting needs assessments of the NMHSs to strengthen hydromet networks for end-to-end early warning in Cambodia and Lao PDR and to develop investment plans to address identified needs.

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eC2: Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Modeling for Zimbabwe

Deadline: 07-Jun-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) climate

Climate change is a major risk to good development outcomes, and the World Bank Group is committed to playing a role in helping countries integrate climate action into their core development agendas. The Country Climate and Development Reports (CCDRs) aim to help countries shift from addressing adaptation as an incremental cost and isolated investment to systematically incorporating climate risks and opportunities at every phase of policy planning, investment design, implementation and evaluation of development outcomes.

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eC2: Consulting Services: Disaster Risk Quantification, Financing and Policy Reforms for Resilience Building in Tonga

Deadline: 15-Jun-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

The objectives of this assignment is to conduct Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and risk financing policy reforms at the national and island levels, specifically to assist with technical inputs on the National DRM Policy; support the design of indicators for monitoring of the DRM Act and DRM Policy Implementation; support the design of strengthening activities and reporting procedures for Island and Village Disaster Risk Management Committees; and provide technical advice on establishing stronger coordination mechanisms between DRM stakeholders and the Ministry of Finance. The assignment will also identify risk quantification and investment needs for resilience-building in one select outer island in Tonga (either Vavau or Eua).This will require the: (i) development of detailed multi-hazard risk information for the select outer island, (ii) prioritization of investment needs in line with the DRM Policy framework, and (iii) identification of risk financing strategies and funding mechanisms for investments in disaster risk reduction and climate resilience in outer islands.

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eC2: Building Back Better, Greener, Sustainable, and Inclusive Management and Growth in the Development of Coastal and Marine Recreational Areas for supporting Coastal Livelihoods in Balochistan and Sindh

Deadline: 31-May-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) blog-in-benin-can-resilient-investment-solutions-save-a-battered-coast-780x439

Develop an analytical basis and a set of policy, institutional and investments recommendations in support of a strategic and operational dialogue with the counterparts (national and provincial) in Pakistan to find the coastal blue assets pathway integrated into the broad blue economic development and decision-making

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Fact Sheet: An Adjustment to Global Poverty Lines

Why did the World Bank decide to update the International Poverty Line, and why now?

As differences in price levels across the world evolve, the global poverty line has to be periodically updated to reflect these changes. Since 2015, the last update, we have used $1.90 as the global line. As of fall 2022, the new global line will be updated to $2.15.

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