Expression of Interest (EoI) for NGO partnership in Resilient Communities through Vulnerable Earthquake Recovery(ReCoVER)
CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting diseases, poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal has been implementing emergency response and recovery (Including COVID-19) program in Nepal, and further plans to extend sustainable livelihood development program in various districts of Nepal. Additionally, CRS is implementing USAID supported livelihood technical assistance program Farmer to Farmer (F2F) in Bagmati Province, Province 5, Karnali Province and Sudurpaschim Province. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) led by CRS Nepal since March 2017 has been providing coordination support services across 32 earthquake affected districts. CRS Nepal is currently looking forward to expanding its support to address the emergency response and recovery needs of the most vulnerable people in Palpa and Gorkha districts affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Nepal
Readvertisementof Expression of Interest (EoI) for NGO partnership in
Resilient Communities through Vulnerable Earthquake Recovery(ReCoVER)
Date of Publication: 5 March 2021, Friday(21Falgun,2077 B.S.)
Previously published on: 11 Jan 2021 (27 Poush, 2077)* - resubmission required.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international NGO founded in 1943 in the United States and has been working in more than 100 countries around the world supporting the most vulnerable communities to rebuild their lives, alleviate human suffering, advance full human development, and foster peace and justice. In Nepal, CRS has supported over 23,000 households and communities to rebuild their homes, infrastructure and livelihoods from the devastating 2015 earthquakes. Recently, CRS has been supporting households and communities in various districts to mitigate the risks and impact of COVID-19.
Acknowledging the recovery needs of the earthquake affected families, CRS is further expanding its programming through ReCoVER for 3 years across the earthquake affected districts. ReCoVER will start the project implementation in Gandaki province - Lamjung, Tanahun and Kaski districts. The project will identify the project participants in coordination with National Reconstruction Authority and local government authorities in these districts and as required, will expand the coverage to other districts, province after initial assessments. The program willfocus on the reconstruction of homes for the most vulnerable families in addition to recovery of livelihoods and rehabilitation of community infrastructure.
CRS is seeking an implementing partner to support ReCoVER implementation and would like to invite NGOs with experience in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction to submit an Expression of Interest (EoI).
EOI should be delivered to CRS before 5 PM (NST) on 18 March 2021 (Thursday).
IMPORTANT: Interested organizations are requested to electronically register for an information sharing and Q&A session by 14 March 2021 through http://bit.ly/crsnepal-eoi. CRS will share the project details, EOI application process and answer questions from the organizations during the session on 15 March 2021. Details of Information sharing session will be shared over email.
Deadline to register for information session: 14 March 2021
Information sharing session: 15 March 2021
Deadline for EOI submission: 18 March 2021
The final selection is subject to Government of Nepal approval of the project.
* Organizations that submitted the EOI previously are also requested to register and resubmit. This readvertisement of EOI is based on the consultations with government possibly requiring ReCoVER expand the geographic coverage into other districts, provinces after assessment.