Development Of Risk Sensitive Land Use Planning Practice For Urban Resilience Unit – NKY
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Project Management

Development Of Risk Sensitive Land Use Planning Practice For Urban Resilience Unit

LOCATION

Dhaka, Bangladesh

CLIENT

RAJUK (The Capital Development Authority of the Government of Bangladesh)

STARTED

2018

TARGET COMPLETION

2021

COST

Undisclosed

TECHNICAL

City-wide geotechnical investigations

SERVICES

Consultancy, Data Collection, Situational Analysis, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Planning Knowledge Base, City-wide hazard and geological studies, City-wide geotechnical studies including SPT, CTP, Microzonation, Urban Planning, Seismic Hazard & Risk Mapping, Risk Sensitive Land Use Strategy, Training Programs for Client (RAJUK) Engineers, Institutional Capacity Building

 

An “Urban Resilience Project (URP)” has been established by the World Bank to support the Government of Bangladesh in its activities towards a more resilient urban environment in terms of planning, disaster preparedness and institutional capacity. This specific assignment is Component B2 of the URP and aims at achieving a more earthquake resilient Bangladesh.

The overall objective of this World Bank funded assignment is to review, enrich and strengthen the current planning regulation, process, and methods of Bangladesh. NKY will primarily perform Environmental & Social Impact Assessment and city-wide geotechnical investigations (microzonation) to come up with a Seismic Hazard & Risk Mapping and the Dhaka Risk Sensitive Land Use Strategy.