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Development Project Design & Services Ltd.

World Bank Loan 4507 BD (Phase-II): Monitoring and Evaluation Support Consultant for Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (ECRRP), Ministry of Planning

September, 2014 – June, 2018

Planning Commission Ministry of Planning

The World Bank


Description of Project: The main objective of the project is to recover from the damage to livelihoods and infrastructure caused by the Cyclone SIDR and build long term preparedness through strengthened disaster risk reduction and management. There are six (6) component of the project. Components are: 1. Recovery of agriculture sector improvement program; 2. Reconstruction and improvement of multipurpose shelters; 3. Rehabilitation of coastal embankments shelters; 4. Long term disaster risk management program shelters; 5. Monitoring and evaluation of project impact; 6. Project management, TA, strategic studies and training.

Description of actual services provided by DPDS in the assignment:

Reviewed the design of the infrastructure works of LGED and BWDB in respect of facilities, environmental and social aspect. DPDS involved in monitoring and supervision of polders and rural bridges, cyclone shelters and connecting roads. DPDS was responsible for preparation of M&E Framework to maintain the quality of construction work as well as preparation of environmental and social safe guard frame work for different component of the project. Prepared all relevant documents related to environment and social development and safeguard management aspects with respect to project component of ECRRP. Carried out comprehensive environmental and social screening of all construction sub projects. Submitted quarterly monitoring report including construction progress, quality of works as well as social safeguard and environmental issues. There are 811 nos. of cyclone shelters, construction of 34.23 km polders and 191 nos. of water control structure including rural bridges constructed under this project and DPDS was involved in monitoring & supervision of above construction works.