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Translate and Proofread a Quarterly Project Progress Report From English to Chinese

UNDP China

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Translation
Translation and interpretation
Volunteers: 6 needed
6-10 hours per week / 1 weeks
China
English, Chinese
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UNDP China is looking for 6 online volunteers to translate the "Quarterly Project Progress Report China-Malawi-UNDP Trilateral Cooperation on Disaster Risk Reduction" from English to Chinese. 4 volunteers will work as translators and 2 volunteers will work as proofreader. Each translator will translate around 1000 words of the report. Each proofreader will proofread around 2000 words of the report.The mission will be delivered via email. UNDP China will provide the original report in English. The translation will be expected to be delivered on around Nov 22nd. The proofreading will be expected to be delivered on around Nov 24th. The exact delivering date will be announced by project officer to final candidates.
In 2016, the Peoples’ Republic of China, Government of Malawi (GoM) and UNDP entered an agreement to implement a small grants scheme on Disaster Risk Reduction to contribute to disaster risk reduction and recovery among communities. Five community based organization (CBOs) and one civil protection committee(CPC) were successful and awarded with the grants to implement micro-projects focusing of construction of evacuation facilities and flood risk management structures (river bank protection, dyke and check dams) from five of the fifteen disaster prone districts in Malawi. This is the quarterly report of the project implementation progress.
Proficiency in English and Chinese. Experience in translation is an asset.

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