The CDRI has launched the “Global Study on Disaster Resilience of Airports”. This study seeks to critically understand the disaster resilience of airport infrastructure around the world. The study aims to develop a comprehensive Disaster Risk study of infrastructure across selected airports. It also aims to assess financing mechanisms for these airports and their willingness to invest in disaster resilient infrastructure. The RFP of first Phase of the study was issued on 7 April 2021 and the second Phase is expected to be launched shortly.

CDRI will be constituting a Steering Committee (SC) comprising of representatives across Member countries and organizations to guide the direction of the study and to review its progress.

The members of the Steering Committee shall monitor and advise the study through the following stages:

  1. The SC shall review the RFP evaluation carried out by the CDRI Technical Team recommend the award of the Study.
  2. The SC shall attend any critical milestone workshops or meetings. Typically, two workshops – Interim Workshop and a Final Workshop are planned for each Phase.
  3. The SC shall review and give comments on the interim as well as final report of the study.

The time commitment from the Expert will be about two to three hours in a month. It is requested that a technical expert in the airport resilience sector may kindly be nominated on behalf of UK for the Steering Committee.

The RFP is located here:

Deadline: 5th May 2021

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