Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
About the Organization:
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is an intergovernmental organization that works to build the resilience of people and institutions to disasters and climate change impacts in Asia and the Pacific. Established in 1986, they provide comprehensive technical services to countries in the region across social and physical sciences to support sustainable solutions for risk reduction and climate resilience. ADPC supports countries and communities in Asia and the Pacific in building their DRR systems, institutional mechanisms and capacities to become resilient to numerous hazards, such as floods, landslides, earthquake, cyclones, droughts, etc.
About CARE for South Asia project:
The "Climate Adaptation and Resilience for South Asia" or CARE for South Asia project is a five-year (2020-2025) regional International Development Association (IDA) grant project supported by the World Bank, and jointly implemented by Asia Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and Regional Integrated Multi-hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES).
The overall aim of the project is to build resilience to climate change risks by sharing regional data and knowledge, developing regional standards and guidelines for infrastructure, and promoting climate-resilient policies and investments. The key target sectors under this project such as agriculture, transport, water, planning, and finance will be piloted in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan.
ADPC is implementing the component 2 focusing on Enabling Climate Resilient Policies and Standards for Development with the following sub-components:
ADPC is seeking consultancy services of a firm or organization operating lawfully in India to provide technical support to the selected innovators in terms of engaging, monitoring and evaluating technical aspects of the solutions being implemented.
Key tasks are as follows:
The consulting firm will be required to submit the following deliverables as a result of the implementation of activities as outlined in Section II above:
The exact timeline for key deliverables will be discussed and finalized with the ADPC team with the acceptance of the Engagement Plan.
All final deliverables, unless otherwise agreed upon, shall be handed over to ADPC in a compatible electronic format