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Who are we

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.

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


The effects of climate change and climate variability give rise to frequent disasters globally, and the frequency of occurrence which has been observed as ever increasing. The situation in Sri Lanka is no exception, with landslides and flood incidents, becoming too frequent. Heavy and localized rain...
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NBRO conducted several workshops to train skilled masons in Bandarawela, Welimada and Haputhale Divisional Secretariat Divisions in Badulla district on Disaster Resilient Housing Construction. Consecutive workshops were held on 8th, 9th and 10th March 2016 at respective Divisional Secretariat Divisi...
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NBRO recently flew a drone over the Balangoda landslide which is a large scale landslide occurred in Niyadagala, Pabahinna in Rathnapura District (476985.99 m E, 744040.48 m N) on 3rd May 2016 between 16.15 -17.00 Hrs. The landslide flowed through the "Pannil Oya" valley destroying the...
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