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Assignment Name: Design & Construction Supervision of hydraulic structures including embankment of Emergency Disaster Damage Rehabilitation Project (Part: E: Water Resources).

 

Country:Bangladesh

Assignment Location within Country: North & Southern Region of Bangladesh (46 Districts).

 

Duration of assignment (months): 30

Name of Client:Bangladesh Water Development Board. (BWDB)

 

Professional Staff Provided by our Organization:

No. of Staff: 14

No. of Person-Months: 305

Start Date (Month/Year):

 

December 2007

Completion Date (Month/Year):

 

June 2010

Name of Associated Consultants, if any:

 

DHV BV, the Netherlands

Resource Planning and Management Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd

No. of Person-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Consultants: 84

 

 

Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:

 

1.         AHM Mahbubur Rahman, Deputy Team Leader

2.         AKM Badruzzoa, Sr. Quality Control Engineer

3.         ANM Wahedul Huq, Sr. Design Engineer.

4.         AZM Nurun Nabi Khan, Design Engineer

5.         Mohiruddin Ahmed, Design Engineer.

 

Detailed Narrative Description of the Project:

 

The catastrophic flood of 2007 caused heavy damages to the existing infrastructure in 46 districts of Bangladesh. This structures include 143 km fully damaged & 1381 km partly damaged flood control embankments, 18 km fully damaged & 47 km partly damaged river bank protection/river training works, 1 km fully damaged & 139 km partly damaged irrigation and drainage canals, damage of Sluices, Bridges & Culverts 18km fully damaged & 263 km partly damaged, damage of Groyne and spurs are8 km, while Hard Point damage is 41 km partly.

 

Bangladesh Water Development Board has been assigned the responsibility to rehabilitate the damaged infrastructures and so the consultant is engaged for design, supervision and monitoring the constructionworks of the rehabilitation activities under 256 subprojects in eight zones.

 

ADB provided US$ 2.41 million as fee for consultancy services for rehabilitation of damaged infrastructures. Rehabilitation works include re-sectioning/reconstruction of embankment, rehabilitation of irrigation canal/drainage channels, construction of river bank protection/river training work, repair and replacement of water control structures.

Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by our Staff:

 

The consultant provided the following services:

         Flood damage assessment

         Detailed design

         Preparation and evaluation of tender

         Supervision & quality control of construction works

         Assessment of impact on environment

         Training of BWDB staff

         Project management and monitoring

Firmís Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.