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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


Drilling and construction industries generally involve risky working conditions which may even lead to life threatening issues. So it is of utmost importance to put forward every possible precaution and safety measure to mitigate such undesirable consequences during work. The National Building Res...
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Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th March, 2014 - The Record of Discussion for JICA technical cooperation to implement landslide mitigation project was signed on 7th March 2014 at the Ministry of Disaster Management by Mrs. S.M. Mohamed, Secretary of Ministry of Disaster Management on behalf of the Ministry of ...
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Colombo, Sri Lanka, 21st January, 2014 - The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) in collaboration with Norwegian Geo-technical Institute (NGI) of Norway, conducted a one day seminar on Geo hazard Assessment & Approaches for Impact Reduction in Matale district, Sri Lanka on Tuesday January...
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