This paper discusses, in the form of a case study, the resettlement process of Aranayake that took place in 2016. In Aranayake, 512 families have resettled at ten relocation sites or at their own residences.
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
In May 2005 the government of Sri Lanka enacted the Sri Lanka Disaster Management Act No. 13. This National DM Plan (NDMP), which is developed as a major requirement of the Act for the period of five years from 2013 to 2017 conforms to the Act and the
The National Disaster Management Policy of Sri Lanka has been formulated to ensure the sustainability and resilience of the nation. The recommendations of the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on Natural Disasters (2005) and the Disaster Management Act No
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.