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Community Mapping Facilitation and Training for Tanzania Urban Flood Risk Exposure

This is an Expression of Interest (by 10 April 2017) to provide consultancy services that extend the community mapping planning, training, coordination and analytical support of the Ramani Huria program of Tanzania into a new phase for 2017 2019. This will include providing support to 200+ university students on placement in industry program in deploying openstreetmapping with local government and communities in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza, with a focus on unplanned and flood-prone urban environments.

The selected firm shall work closely with: i) academic partners in Tanzania to apply community mapping into urban and town planning, geography and GIS curricula; ii) analysis of data for extent, exposure and vulnerability of urban floods; and iii) community engagement and participatory decision making processes relating to flood response planning, risk reduction priorities and community mobilization which are expected to be facilitated by local partners such as Red Cross, community civil society organization and local leaders.

Context/Objectives

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The World Bank Group invites eligible firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc. for firms; CV and cover letter for individuals). Please note that the total size of all attachments should be less than 5MB.

Expressions of Interest should be submitted, in English, electronically through World Bank Group eConsultant2 (https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org/wbgec/index.html)

NOTES

Following this invitation for Expression of Interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be formally invited to submit proposals. Shortlisting and selection will be subject to the availability of funding.

Only those firms which have been shortlisted will receive notification. No debrief will be provided to firms which have not been shortlisted.

Qualification Criteria

  1. Provide information showing that they are qualified in the field of the assignment. * (mandatory)
  2. Provide information on the technical and managerial capabilities of the firm.
  3. Provide information on their core business and years in business.
  4. Provide information on the qualifications of key staff.