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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


NBRO has initiated several workshops to train Grama Niladharis in Badulla district on Disaster Risk Reduction measures for human settlements in landslide prone areas. Badulla district is prone to landslides and had several major incidents in the recent past. These workshops were organized by NBRO to...
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NBRO conducted several workshops to train skilled masons in Rathnapura, Badulla, Nuwara Eliya and Hambanthota districts on Disaster Resilient Housing Construction. The main objective of this workshop was to train masons on disaster resilient construction technology and make them aware of landslide h...
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Recently, experts of the NGI-NBRO technical corporation programme of “Technical Support for Mitigation and Natural Disasters due to Climate Change in Sri Lanka” conducted investigations in Matale area to identify the land subsidence and landslides.Two NGI experts Dr. Rajinder Bhasin and Dr. Lloy...
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