University academic presents workshop in Sri Lanka

University academic presents workshop in Sri Lanka

 

Dr Bingu Ingirige of the Centre for Disaster Resilience (CDR) presented a workshop organised by the National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) in Sri Lanka on 21 January 2014 at the Ministry of Disaster Management in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

 

NBRO is a technical institution under the Ministry of Disaster Management of Sri Lanka and is engaged in research activities to identify the best practices to meet diverse hazard situations.

The workshop was entitled ‘Issues faced in developing disaster resilience in the construction Industry’. In attendance were leading contactors, consultants, professional bodies and academics.

The aim of the session was to deliver the key areas in which NBRO is to focus its funding schemes for the next financial year. The organisation contributes towards development of capabilities and capacities of professionals in undertaking work in the area of disaster resilience. 

Dr Ingirige will continue to work with NBRO in some of its ongoing and future initiatives.

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