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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


  Climate Research Unit of the NBRO is conducting a study on Climatic effects on Agricultural settlements in Dry Zone of Sri Lanka under on-going technical co-operation between NBRO and Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Energy and Environment (VIEE).   In connection with above study, NBRO ...
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The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has implemented a project on installations of 60nos Automated Rain Gauge network within the districts of Kandy, Matale, Nuwara Eliya, Badulla, Kegalle, Kurunegala, Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Hambantota and Monaragala to enhance real time la...
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Followed by the heavy rainfall received during the period from 25th to 30th September 2015, a massive ground instability was observed on the left hand cut slope of the Southern Expressway at the 114 Km post at Kothmalduwa. Location map of failed segment of the cut slope Upon the ...
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