Malawi Floods ERL - P154803
Malawi Floods Emergency RecoveryProject | Published July 12, 2016 - Deadline July 25, 2016
Formulation Of Integrated Flood Risk Management Interventions
In 13(thirteen) Districts Affected By The 2015 Floods
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI
MINISTRY OF FINANCE, ECONOMICPLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION)
NAME OF PROJECT: Malawi Floods Emergency RecoveryProject
Loan No./CreditNo.: P154803
Assignment Title:Formulation ofIntegrated Flood Risk Management Interventions in
13(thirteen() Districts affected by the 2015 Floods
Reference No. 027/MFERP/S/16/01
Issue date: 12th July, 2016
The Government of the Republic of Malawi has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of theMalawi Floods Emergency Recovery Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultingservices.
2.OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The main objective of this assignment is to formulate integrated flood risk management interventionsincluding restoration of early warning system in 13 districts affected by the 2015 floods so as to help reduce the flood risklevels and vulnerability of communities including valuable physical assets.
The specific objective of the assignment will include but not limited to thefollowing:
a) Assess the flood risk situation of the areas in an integrated way, based on climate change trends, sounddiagnostics, analytical tools and stakeholder consultation toidentify flood mitigation and risk reduction scenarios andinterventions (including flood forecasting and early warning systems) to be implemented;
b) Recommend and prioritise interventions based on technical, environmental, social and economicaspects;
c) Undertake detailed training and capacity building for stakeholders and institutions at national, district and villageslevels on integrated flood risk management issues;
d) Prepare Environmental and SocialScreening Report, and assign an appropriate environmental and socialcategory to each project based on national environmental management and impact assessment guidelines, as well as with regards tothe guidelines and procedures set out in the ESMF;
e) Prepare Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA) and RAPs, if required, for all projects categorized as thosepertaining to List A projects;
f) Prepare Environmental and Social Management Plans for allprojects deemed to be in List B;
g) Prepare detailed designs including tenderdocuments, Engineering cost estimates, construction drawings, and implementation plan and framework for the recommendedinterventionsincluding flood forecasting and early warning system; and
h) Prepare construction qualityassurance plan, and broad institutional framework including O&M plan.
This is an emergency work which is expected to start assoon as possible and executed within the shortest period in order to reduce vulnerability of communities to floods. The consultancyis therefore expected to be executed and completed within a maximum period of 9 months.
4.Specific Tasks to BePerformed
4.1 Review of policies, laws and regulations and previousstudies
4.2 Linkage with other relevant projects and initiatives
4.3 Spatial data and fieldinvestigation
4.4 Scenario development and analysis
4.6 Environmental and Social Impactassessment
4.7 Detailed designs
5)The shortlisting criteria
The Secretary For Finance, Economic Planning and Development nowinvites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultantsshould provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform theServices. Interested firms must provideinformation indicating that they are qualified to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are:
a) Proof of specialization informulation of Flood Prevention and Protection interventions
b) Proof of specialization inrestoration of early warning systems
c) Proof of experience inwater engineering
d) Not less than 10(ten)years experience in consultancies related to the assignment
d) Qualification and experience of Key staffof the firm
e) evidence of experience in similarconditions
6)Conflict of Interest
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDACredits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers January, 2011, setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest .
Consultants may associate with other firms in the formof a joint venture or a subconsultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection(QCBS) method set out in the ConsultantGuidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below at paragraph (10) during officehours from 8.00to 12.00; 13.00 to 16.00 hours local time (Monday to Friday, except national public holidays).
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the addressbelow at paragraph (10) (in person, or by mail, orby e-mail) by 25th July, 2016.Late EOIs will be rejected. The EOIs must be Clearly marked "Expression Of Interest For Formulation ofIntegrated Flood Risk Management Interventions in 13(Thirteen()Districts affected by the 2015 Floods"
10.Address for the Clarification, furtherdetails and submission of the EOIs:
The Project Coordinator (Att: The ProcurementSpecialist),
Malawi Floods Emergency Recovery Project,
Malawi Floods Emergency Recovery ProjectBuilding,
Lilongwe Old Town,
Off Kamuzu Procession Road,
Opposite Lilongwe Town Hall( at the Roundabout)
Private Bag A192
Phone : +265 01753 163
Facsimile : +265 01 750 388
Email : firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com
(Internal Procurement Committee)
MINISTRY OF FINANCE,ECONOMIC PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT