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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


On 29.10.2014, around 7:15 Hours a huge landslide had been occurred in the Meeriabedda Division of the Koslanda Estate. According to the sources, 7 line quarters had been buried under the debris; an estate bungalow and a kovil had been damaged. NBRO has investigated the past instabilities occurred ...
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A landslide had been occurred close to the culvert 38/4 on the Kandy Mahiyangana road (Road A0026) on October 26, 2014 around 20:20 Hours. During that time, about 125 mm rainfall had been recorded at the Udadumbara rain gauge which was the closest to the slope which had been failed. A bus had been ...
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Landslide warning is issued for Kalutara and Kurunegala Districts. Possibilities of landslides, rockfalls and cut slope failures exist. Warning issued for Kalutara District is effective from 22:30 on 17.10.2014 to 22.30 on 18.10.2014 Warning issued for Kurunegala District is effective from 18:3...
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