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As part of this support, SSBH has designed a process for integrating municipal health emergency response plans with disaster preparedness and response planning. SSBH is currently working across its operational area to facilitate the planning process in 138 municipalities, and 14 municipalities have already endorsed the integrated plans for inclusion in planning and budgeting for FY 79/80.
As part of support for municipal-level health emergency response mechanisms, SSBH will also promote integration of business continuity plans into health emergency and response planning. SSBH will collaborate with USAID’s Tayar Nepal project on workshops in two municipalities common to both projects, with the aim of developing business continuity management plans to be included as annexes in the municipalities’ Health Emergency and Disaster Preparedness and Response Plans (HE&DPRP). SSBH will share Tayar Nepal’s technical guidance on business continuity planning, along with the plans developed in the joint workshops, with health section chiefs in the remaining 136 municipalities, to encourage consideration of business continuity management in future health emergency and response planning. SSBH is currently seeking the services of a qualified expert with experience in business continuity planning in the context of emergency preparedness and response, to facilitate integration of these measures into municipal Health Emergency and Disaster Preparedness and Response Plans, and orient municipal officials to the importance of having business continuity plans in place in the event of Health Emergency.
Objectives of the assignment
The objective is to enhance the capacity of municipal authorities in health to design, develop and integrate business continuity measures into Health Emergency and Disaster Preparedness and Response Plans. Through the workshops (two), the municipal authorities will (1) understand the elements of business continuity management framework and how it complements the overarching health emergency and disaster preparedness and response plans, (2) be able to analyze the impacts of disaster risks, (3) develop business continuity strategies, (4) design, develop and integrate business continuity plans in the HE&DPRP.
Level of Effort: Estimated 15 days, with 1-2 trips to Birendranagar (Surkhet) and Tulsipur (Dang)
Period of Performance: expected to start earliest possible
Major Activities and estimated LOE
Requirements for the consultant
SSBH intends to recruit a consultant for the assignment with following minimum criteria:
SSBH is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and culture. Individuals from minority groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the further selection process. Canvassing at any stage of the process shall lead to automatic disqualification.
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