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Who are we

National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) under the Ministry of Disaster Management is the national focal point of Sri Lanka for all landslide related studies and services. NBRO also contribute to the development sector through her services in the fields of geotechnical engineering, building materials research and testing, environmental studies and services, project management and human settlement planning and training.

NBRO Today

Historical Background

Our Vision

“Creating a safer built environment”

Our Mission

To promote and sustain research & development and provide technical services for disaster risk reduction and safer built environment


Landslide warning is issued for Kalutara and Kurunegala Districts. Possibilities of landslides, rockfalls and cut slope failures exist. Warning issued for Kalutara District is effective from 22:30 on 17.10.2014 to 22.30 on 18.10.2014 Warning issued for Kurunegala District is effective from 18:3...
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A retaining wall which had been built to support about 4 m high slope fill in front of the Southern Province Governer's office had been collapsed. NBRO's investigation team had observed that the rain water, which comes from the nearby buildings, had been left to stagnate close to the wall...
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With the prevailing rain continues, NBRO issued landslide watch for the Deraniyagala Division in Kegalle District and the Ambagamuwa Korale Division in the Nuwaraeliya District. If the prevailing rain continues, NBRO requests the residents and the roads users to be watchful on the possibility of occ...
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