The Government Information Center

සිංහල Tamil
default style green style red style
Banner
YOU ARE HERE: Home Environment Disaster Management Disaster Mitigations and Risk Reduction services
Question and Answer Type Full Information View


Disaster Mitigation and Risk Reduction services provided by and Mitigation Research and Development Division

PDF Print Email

Mitigation Research and Development Division is responsible for national level disaster mitigations, risk reduction based on structural non-structural activities.This division is also responsible for risk analysis and mapping.

Key Responsibilities

• Development of Project Proposals for minimizing the hazards and implementation through District and Divisional Secretariats
• Assist Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Development Process
• Coordinate the Development of GIS based Risk Profile for Identified hazards.
• Capacity Development for Risk Analysis

Other Responsibilities

• Setup data sharing strategy and standards
• Arrange with Agencies providing satellite data to Program satellites, to acquire data in an emergency situation and provide analyzed data for decision making
• Development of Disaster Mitigation Action Plans
• Assist to incorporate Disaster Risk Reduction into Land Use Planning Process
• Development of Guidelines for Planning and Construction in Disaster Prone Areas
• Manage DMC Website
• Coordinating with relevant organizations to reduce Vulnerability due to animal attacks, (Wild Elephant, crocodiles etc,)
• Assist in strengthening Risk transfer mechanism (Micro Insurance, Life and Property Insurance)


Organization Information

Disaster Management Centre

Vidya Mawatha
Colombo-07


Mr.Srimal Samansiri
Telephones:011-2136136 , 011-2136222
Fax Nos:0112-670079,0112-670025
Email:info@dmc.gov.lk, dg@dmc.gov.lk
Website: www.dmc.gov.lk

Make a Complaint
Last Updated On: 2013-04-24 11:40:15
ICTA Awards