Building Resilience Against Severe Weather
And Climate Effects
|Who||New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services is seeking two (2) Regional Public Health Networks|
|What||To develop a plan of action for their respective regions that builds community resilience to severe weather and seasonal conditions through increased local collaborations.|
|Timeline||Letter of intent due 1/16/18 (Optional but encouraged); RFP Questions due 1/16/18 @ 3 PM; DHHS response to questions published 1/19/18, Technical and cost bids due 2/2/18.|
|Topic Areas||1. Extreme temperatures and related illness such as heat stress, heat
exhaustion or heat stroke; or
2. Rising temperatures, expanded tick season, and related infections such
as Lyme disease; or
3. Extreme precipitation, flooding, storm damage and related health effects
|Contact||State of New Hampshire
Department of Health and Human Services
129 Pleasant St.
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
The mission of the New Hampshire DHHS Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is to assure the health and well-being of communities and populations in New Hampshire by promoting and protecting the physical, mental, and environmental health of its citizens, by preventing disease, injury, disability, and death, and preparing for public health emergencies. DPHS collaborates with community-based agencies to achieve this mission.
As part of a framework called BRACE (Building Resilience against Climate Effects), this RFP is seeking vendors to build community-level resilience to severe weather events and a changing climate with improved preparedness and innovative approaches to reduce health hazards and health effects.