Landslide Research & Risk Management Division (LRRMD)


The Landslide Research & Risk Management Division (LRRMD) of NBRO studies the landslides and related geohazards in the hilly areas of our country and establishes short-term and long-term mechanisms for landslide disaster management in Sri Lanka. The division is supported by the experts in the fields of geology, geotechnical engineering, geography and computer science. Generation of landslide hazard zonation maps, issuance of landslide clearance for any construction and development which take place in the 10 landslide prone districts, issuance of landslide early warning, and mitigation of selected landslides can be highlighted among the many services offered by LRRMD.

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