National Building Research Organisation

National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) the premier research & development institute
established in 1984 has now grown in to a successful technical service provider and research & development institution
where experts from multiple disciplines have teamed up and dedicated to create a disaster free built environment for the nation.

Visit of Japan’s Disaster Relief Expert Team – Report Handing over

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With the landslides and flooding resulted by the recent torrential rains, Japan International Cooperation Agency has stepped forward to extend their support in the attempts of the Ministry of Disaster Management in managing the post-disaster situation of the country. As per the request of Ministry of Disaster Management, a team of Japanese experts in the fields of landslide mitigation and flood protection was dispatched to Sri Lanka on 3rd June, 2017.

National Building Research Organisation, joined hands with the Expert Team comprised of five members in an aerial survey and field survey in the affected regions. This was with the hopes of gaining an overview of the current disaster situation in the country. The team was accompanied by senior officials of NBRO, Disaster Management Centre and Department of Irrigation.

Final Report of the Expert Team handed over to Hon. Minister for Disaster Management on 10th Saturday May 2017 in the Ministry of Disaster Management.

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