USAID: Building Urban Resilience in Haiti

Deadline: 21 June 2016

The United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is seeking concept papers for a program entitled “Building Urban Resilience in Haiti” with an aim to seek assistance to help Haiti’s vulnerable urban communities build resilience to recurrent crises through preparedness and mitigation interventions, as well as improvements in housing, community infrastructure, and WASH services.

Guiding Principles

  • Coordination with Haitian authorities at local and national level, while ensuring a community-driven approach.
  • Linkages with existing local and regional land administration and management plans that integrate hazard and risk analysis, as well as mitigation interventions
  • Support, mentor, partner, and collaborate with local organizations
  • Demonstration of linkages with other urban initiatives
  • Integration of the private sector and markets/livelihoods focused approaches

Funding Information

  • OFDA anticipates that up to approximately US$4.5 million may be available to support the program described in this APS, although final funding levels will depend on content, quality, number of applications received, needs, availability of funding, and competing priorities.
  • The period of performance anticipated herein is for up to 36 months from the start date of award.

Eligibility Criteria

  • U.S. and Non-U.S. Non-Profit Organizations
  • U.S. and Non-U.S. For-Profit Organizations
  • U.S. and Non-U.S. Colleges and Universities
  • Partners new to USAID and/or OFDA may submit applications
  • OFDA will not accept applications from individuals.
  • All applicants must be legally recognized organizational entities under applicable law.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

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