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30 Day Consultancy in SLU Collecting Hazard & Risk Information

See GROUP PAGES to see a full description of the Terms of Reference (TORS).

Applications due by this Friday, March 27th.  Please feel free to circulate widely to qualified candidates.

Contact info is below.




Dear Colleagues,

As part of the proposed Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project/Pilot Program for Climate Resilience for Saint Lucia currently under preparation, the World Bank will be financing the collection of hazard and risk information baseline. More specifically, the objective would be to identify, collect and characterize available hazard and risk information related to earthquakes, hurricanes/storms, river floods, coastal flooding including storm surges and tsunamis, sea level rise, and volcanic eruptions.

For this purpose, we are seeking qualified candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Civil engineering, Earth science or similar disciplines with at least 3 years of experience in hazard and risk evaluations as well as geographic information management.

Attached please find the Terms of Reference with description of tasks and background information, for your kind circulation within your professional network or directly to those who may be interested.

Candidates should submit CVs/resumes and supporting cover letters by email to Melanie Kappes ( and Tiguist Fisseha ( by Friday, April 27, 2012. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews by May 4 , 2011.

We would like the successful candidate to initiate work as soon as possible.

Thank you for your assistance,