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Project Name: Action Plan for the World Bank-assisted National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Programme for the State of Gujarat
Client: World Bank and Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority
The main objective of this assignment is to prepare an Action Plan for the mitigation of cyclone, storm surge risk and tsunami risk to coastal and inland settlements in the state of Gujarat. Derived from detailed inland flooding, cyclone, surge and tsunami modeling and coastal zone analysis, detailed settlement level inland flooding, cyclone, storm and tsunami assessments in over 500 settlements at risk in the state will be undertaken. A network of cyclone, surge and tsunami shelters will be designed and executed based on this assessment. A coastal zone action plan including potential areas for shelter belts plantations, mangrove regeneration and saline embankments will be developed and costed. Taluka evacuation plans and definition of missing road links and bridges will be undertaken. Prioritisation of investments and procurement framework will also be developed.