Hiring consultant/consulting firm for endline evaluation in the project titled “Strengthen the child protection prevention and response mechanisms for children at-risk to - or survivors of -violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in Rohingya Camp” of Cox’s Bazar

In August 2017, the Myanmar army responded with large-scale operations to insurgent attacks in Rakhine State, Myanmar, resulting in widespread violence, mass displacement of civilians and the suspension of most aid activities. Since this large-scale outbreak of violence, over 738,000 Rohingya refugees, 55% children, have crossed the border into Bangladesh to find safety. Combined with the pre-existing Rohingya refugees in the country, the total refugee population that remains displaced (in formal and informal camps around Cox’s Bazar) amounts to approximately 907,199 (52% women and girls). The concentration of refugees in Cox’s Bazar is amongst the densest in the world and refugees are living in camps and settlements that are highly vulnerable to cyclones, rain and fire.

Plan International’s initial response focused on providing life-saving and immediate WASH and Protection needs to the most vulnerable arriving in Cox’s Bazaar, focusing in the Balukhahli Mega camp. This included the installation of gender, age and disable friendly latrines, bathing spaces and distribution of WASH and other NFI kits responding to the specific needs of boys, girls, adolescent girls, women and men. The Protection response has focused on ensuring safe spaces for children, particularly adolescent and young girls, and provision of gender and age appropriate protection services including case management, family tracing and reunification, and enhancing community-based child protection mechanisms.

In that continuation, in April 2018 Plan International Bangladesh has launched the aforementioned project with the financial support from Unicef.  The overall outcome of the project is to strengthened response mechanism so that children are being protected and prevented violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in the Rohingya camp. The project will be completed on July 2019. Under this backdrop Plan will carry out an endline study.

The proposed study will be carried out to extract the achievement at outcome levels. To conduct the study a consultant/consulting firm will be engaged on behalf of Plan International Bangladesh as per this Terms of Reference (TOR).

Submission of Proposal

Interested consultant/consulting firms are requested to submit a technical and a financial proposal through email at Planbd.consultant.hiring@plan-international.org with a cover letter addressing the Operation Manager, Cox’s Bazar Project Office, Plan International Bangladesh. The deadline of proposal submission is the 13th June  2019.

Terms of Reference (TOR)

Terms of Reference (TOR) can be downloaded from this link. For any clarification related with project and research please contact Md.Shahidul Islam: shahidul.islam@plan-international.org