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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
INTER AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY IN RELATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE
CLIMATE CHANGE PROJECT
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) has received financing from the Inter-
American Development Bank (IDB), and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this grant to payments
for consultancy services under the project Institutional Strengthening of the Environmental Management
Authority (EMA) in relation to Climate Change Project (ATN/F-13367-TT), for the engagement of a
consulting firm to undertake a
The objective of this consultancy is to provide technical assistance to strengthen the EMA's institutional
framework and capacity to enable it to implement new or revised policies, legislation and regulations and
undertake its expanded role in management of the environment and natural resources in the context of
climate change, as set forth in the EMA's Strategic Plan for the period 2010-2014.
The EMA now invites eligible Consulting Firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested
consulting firms must provide information establishing that they are qualified to perform the services
(brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate
skills among staff, etc). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.
EOI will be evaluated and a short-list of no more than six (6) consulting firms will be invited to submit
Technical and Price Proposals using the Fixed Budget Selection (FBS) method and in accordance with the
procedures set out by the IDB Policies for the Selection and Contracting of Consultants Financed by the
Inter-American Development Bank. (current edition) and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the
Interested consultants can obtain further information from the Project Coordinator
Submitted Expression of Interests (EOI) should not exceed ten (10) pages and will be evaluated in
accordance with the following criteria:
• General background and overview of firm
• Understanding of the consultancy
• Regional experience in preparing institutional analysis, environmental policies and legislation
• Capacity and capability to deliver on the consultancy objectives.
EOI must be delivered via email, direct mail or courier services, by 3:00 pm, July 31, 2014.
Strengthening of the EMA's Institutional Capacity for Environmental Management in the Context of
Environmental Management Authority
#8 Elizabeth Street, St. Clair,
Port of Spain,
Telephone: (868) 628-8042; Facsimile: (868) 628-9122
Better be ready
Source: The T&T Red Cross Society
Contact the Red Cross: Headquarters - 627-8215/8128, Northern branch - 627-8214, Southern branch - 652-2024, Tobago branch - 639-2781
As we brace for the unpredictability of the hurricane season,
it is important to be prepared. Here are some simple steps
to help protect your family from a storm or hurricane.
Ensure that your house
is properly prepared:
Ensure your roof is properly installed.
Ensure end gables are securely fas-
tened to the rest of the roof.
Ensure double entry doors are secured
at the top and bottom.
Ensure your garage door is properly
Ensure all windows are protected by
either boards or shutters. In a hurri-
cane, items can become projectiles and
cause damage and injury. Consider
screens for the windows.
Ensure the roof is fastened to the walls
with hurricane straps.
Ensure home is protected from poten-
Ensure the main electrical panel board
is located above the potential flood
Ensure all electrical outlets and
switches are located above the poten-
tial flood line.
Ensure the washer and dryer and
water heater unit are above the flood
Ensure all floor drains in the flood line
have a float plug the drain when need-
Ensure your sewer system has a back-
Have your local professionals review
the same to ensure all is in a state of
Put aside these items in the
event you need to evacuate:
Plastic sheeting and duct tape.
Foods (canned goods and non-perish-
able foods) that do not need cooking.
Enough for one day and three meals. A
non-electric can opener should also be
Drinking water in non-breakable con-
tainers (at least two quarts per person
Any special dietary food, if required.
Identification, cash, valuable papers,
insurance policies and photos in a
Battery-operated all-weather radio
with extra batteries.
Personal hygiene items such as soap,
deodorant, shampoo, toothbrush,
toothpaste, aspirin, antacid, diapers,
washcloths, feminine products, towels
Utensils such as disposable plates,
cups, forks, knives, spoons, napkins
Personal aids such as eyeglasses,
hearing aids (with extra batteries),
hand shavers, cream, prosthetic
Books, magazines, cards, toys and
Infant care items such as formula,
food, wipes and disposable diapers.
Flashlight and extra batteries.
First aid kit with prescription medica-
tions, betadine solution, gauze bandag-
es, adhesive tape, sterile pads, band
aids, triangular bandages, safety scis-
sors, non-prescription medication, sun
screen, insect repellent, non-latex
gloves, absorbent compress 5x9 dress-
ing, adhesive bandages (assorted
sizes), antiseptic wipes, antibiotic oint-
ment packets, etc.
Sleeping bags or blankets, sheets and
pillows, garbage bags, ties etc.
Change of clothing plus an extra pair
Easy carrying container (bag) for all
Are you ready for ahurricane?
T&T Red Cross Society
bian qualifier Filip
Fabio Fognini 6-4,
6-0 yesterday as a
host of seeded play-
ers crashed out in
the second round of
the Hamburg Open.
five of his ten break
point chances against
the second-seeded Italian and dropped
just eight points in the second set to
win in only 54 minutes.
Krajinovic next plays Serbia s Dusan
Lajovic, who defeated 15th-seeded Car-
los Berlocq of Argentina 6-3, 6-4.
Fifth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of
Russia lost 7-5, 7-5 to 17-year-old
Alexander Zverev, and another German
wild card Tobias Kamke defeated 13th-
seeded Argentine Federico Delbonis 6-
3, 6-4. Delbonis lost to Fognini in last
year s final.
Dustin Brown saved two match points
in the third set before beating ninth-
seeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 4-
6, 6-2, 7-6 (8). The popular German
faces Pablo Andujar of Spain in the third
Thomaz Bellucci 6-4,
Leonardo Mayer of
Argentina upset 10th-
Lopez 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3)
and will next play the
Thiem of Austria.
Lukas Rosol beat
14th-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-
2, 6-4. The Czech next faces 2006 win-
ner and third-seeded Tommy Robredo
Fourth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov
of Ukraine bucked the trend by beating
Poland s Jerzy Janowicz 6-4, 6-1.
Also, 16th-seeded Andreas Seppi of
Italy beat 2012 champion Juan Monaco
of Argentina 1-6, 6-0, 7-6 (3).
Home favourite and seventh-seeded
Philipp Kohlschreiber defeated Portugal s
Gastao Elias 7-5, 6-1 in the late match.
The German will next face 2011 cham-
pion Gilles Simon. The 12th-seeded
Frenchman advanced following Martin
Klizan s retirement before their match
due to a left wrist injury. (AP)
ISTANBUL---Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of
Denmark defeated Karin Knapp of Italy 4-6, 6-2,
6-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Istanbul
Kristina Mladenovic of France upset third-seeded
Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-3 in
the second round, while seventh-seeded Bojana
Jovanovski of Serbia was ousted by Italy s Francesca
Schiavone 6-1, 6-4 at the Koza World of Sport Com-
Fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine brushed
aside Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland 6-0, 6-3.
The hardcourt Istanbul Cup has rejoined the WTA
calendar after a three-year break during which time
the Turkish city hosted the WTA finals. (AP)
Fognini crashes out on
day of upsets in Hamburg Wozniacki advances to Istanbul quarters
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