Developing Disaster Risk Management Plan (Community Risk Assessment, Risk Reduction Action Plan, Risk Mapping and Contingency Plan) in 03 Districts (Dhaka, Rajshahi, and Sylhet) of Bangladesh under the project Pilot Programmatic Partnership (PPP).

Developing Disaster Risk Management Plan (Community Risk Assessment, Risk Reduction Action Plan, Risk Mapping and Contingency Plan) in 03 Districts (Dhaka, Rajshahi, and Sylhet) of Bangladesh under the project Pilot Programmatic Partnership (PPP).

Objectives of the study

The broad objective of this consultancy work is to develop a comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Plan for the selected wards of Dhaka South City Corporation, Rajshahi City Corporation, and Sylhet City Corporation in Bangladesh under the Pilot Programmatic Partnership (PPP). This plan will integrate key components including Community Risk Assessment (CRA), Risk Reduction Action Plan (RRAP), Risk Mapping, and Contingency Plan, aimed at enhancing the resilience of communities to natural hazards and disasters. Specific objectives are:

  • To conduct a thorough Community Risk Assessment (CRA) within the wards of Dhaka South City Corporation, Rajshahi City Corporation, and Sylhet City Corporation, identifying and analyzing hazards, vulnerabilities, and capacities of local communities to withstand and respond to disasters.
  • To develop a Risk Reduction Action Plan (RRAP) based on the findings of the CRA, outlining specific strategies and interventions to mitigate identified risks and enhance community resilience.
  • To create detailed Risk Maps for the wards of Dhaka South City Corporation, Rajshahi City Corporation, and Sylhet City Corporation, utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other spatial analysis tools to visualize the spatial distribution of hazards, vulnerabilities, and critical infrastructure.
  • To formulate a comprehensive Contingency Plan (CP) for the wards of Dhaka South City Corporation, Rajshahi City Corporation, and Sylhet City Corporation, outlining response procedures, roles and responsibilities, and resource mobilization mechanisms in the event of emergencies or disasters.
  • To ensure stakeholder engagement and participation throughout the consultancy process, fostering ownership, collaboration, and sustainability of the developed Disaster Risk Management Plan.
  • To deliver the final documentation of the CRA, RRAP, Risk Mapping, and Contingency Plan in a clear, accessible, and actionable format, providing stakeholders with a practical guide for disaster preparedness and response efforts in Dhaka South City Corporation, Rajshahi City Corporation, and Sylhet City Corporation.

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