Sri Lanka

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2022
This publication studies the potential impact of climate change on Sri Lanka's vulnerable mountain ecosystem to help guide sustainable adaptation strategies.
Asian Development Bank
Sri Lankan women walking through Colombo, carrying a waterbottle and umbrella
As Sri Lanka is experiencing heat waves and heat stress, SLYCAN Trust has launched a capacity-building exercise on integrating heat stress management into climate policies and developing guidelines for gender-sensitive heat adaptation planning.
SLYCAN Trust
What makes South Asia’s recent severe temperatures so surprising..
Vox Media Inc.

DRR Community in Sri Lanka

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management

National Platform

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National policies and plans

2020

The interim guideline provides direction for safety measures on school preparedness as they are reopening in Sri Lanka. The purpose of this guideline is to make all school authorities to implement the preparedness plan as outlined in the document. The

Sri Lanka - government
2016

The National Adaptation Plan for Climate Change Impacts in Sri Lanka (NAP) was prepared in line with the broad set of guidelines set forth by the UNFCCC for the development of national adaptation plans.

The NAP covers adaptation needs at two levels

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Sri Lanka - government
2015

The Community Resilience Framework proposes a risk sensitive development incorporating past lessons, current practices and looking at futuristic development gains in line with national and international strategies on building resilience. The goal of the

Disaster Management Center

Risk and governance profile(s)

2015
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Disaster Management Center
2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Disaster Management Center