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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.


 


‘Training programme on Integrated Satellite Application for Urban Disaster Risk Reduction – Flood and Landslide Risk Mapping”
September 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka: National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) in collaboration with The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) conducted a training programme  on “Integrated Satellite Application for Urban Disaster Risk Reduction – Flood and Landslide Risk Mapping” to enhance the capacity of disaster management practitioners working on geospatial applications on pre- and post-disaster interventions. The training programme was held at Regent Cou...
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Initiation of the second phase of NGI Technical Collaboration
Hands-on training programme under the Technical Co-operation for Mitigation of Natural Disasters due to Climate Change in Sri Lanka – Phase 2 The institutional cooperation project between National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) titled ‘Hands-on Technical Support for Mitigation of Natural Disasters due to Climate Change in Sri Lanka’ sponsored by the Norwegian Embassy, Colombo was started in November 2012. The ongoing cooperation project ha...
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Introduction of Japan’s Landslide Mitigation Experiences to Sri Lanka
Aranayake disaster occurred in last May inferred that a landslide can result in a debris flow. NBRO assessed the spread of this debris flow by an aerial survey. It has been observed that there are not many studies or survey results in Sri Lanka on the subject of debris flow, and debris flow is not recognized as a separate phenomenon in Sri Lanka so far.   Two experts from Japan who are professionals in early warning, disseminating risk information and land use regulation visit...
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