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Sri Lanka private sector needs to be more mindful of disaster risk

10 Feb 2016, EconomyNext

Sri Lanka’s private sector needs to be aware of risks posed by disasters as it affects investment decisions, a senior officer of the government Disaster Management Centre said, according to EconomyNext. The emphasis has changed from a previous focus on disaster management to disaster risk reduction now, said Anoja Seneviratne, the DMC’s Director of Mitigation, Research and Development...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
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