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Provision of Development of Hazard Screening Tool.

August 23, 2014

Expression of Interest for Development of Hazard Screening Tool. ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION Background The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a partnership of the World Bank, United Nations, major donors and recipient countries under the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) system to support the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). The HFA, endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly and ratified by 168 countries, is the primary international agreement for disaster reduction. HFAs principal goal is to effectively integrate, in a coherent manner, disaster risk considerations into sustainable development policies, planning, programming, and financing at all levels of government. Launched in September 2006, GFDRR provides technical and financial assistance to help disaster-prone countries decrease their vulnerability and adapt to climate change. GFDRR works closely with UN agencies, client governments, World Bank regional offices, and other partners. GFDRR focuses on five pillars of action to further the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) agenda: Risk Identification, Risk Reduction, Preparedness, Financial Protection and Resilient Recovery. The Risk Identification pillar aims to improve access to information about disaster and climate risks in vulnerable countries and to support a greater capacity to create, manage and use this information. This pillar then provides valuable and often critical inputs to the other pillars to reduce and manage disaster risk. GFDRR also hosts a team focused on the use of science, technology, and innovation to better empower decision-makers in the developing world to increase their resilience to disasters in a changing climate the GFDRR Labs Team. The Labs strategy is to build partnerships and communities that utilize open data and open source technology to assist decision-making. Labs activities are designed and implemented in partnership with the World Banks regional DRM teams, governments and key international and local partners, which ensures that these initiatives are developed to add value in operational environments.

Major organization : WORLD BANK (WB)

Address : 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433,

Country :United States

Tender notice number : 1157640

Notice type : Prequalification

Open date : 2014-09-04

Project name : TF098453 - Global: DRM LAB (GFDRR: Track II TA Core)

Tender documents : T23559515.pdf

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