Disastrous handling of Sri Lanka’s disaster management, probe reveals

Disastrous handling of Sri Lanka’s disaster management, probe reveals
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Taken from - economynext Photo Courtesy - economynext Since 2005, there have been more disasters in Sri Lanka than meetings of the National Council for Disaster Management (NCDM), the apex body responsible for handling calamities, a new study by Verité...
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Disaster Management in Sri Lanka
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This briefing note documents the findings of an investigation carried out by Verité Research on the administrative gaps within Sri Lanka’s disaster management framework. The investigation was conducted using the instrument of Right to Information (RTI). (more…)
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Addressing Implementation Gaps in Disaster Management
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Sri Lanka enacted the Disaster Management Act No. 13 of 2005 following the most devastating natural disaster to hit the island in recent times, the tsunami in December 2004. The objective was to ensure that the country is better prepared...
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Cigarette Tax Indexation, Getting It Right and Getting it Wrong
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Despite an increasing number of natural disasters in Sri Lanka in recent years, the country suffers from a limited .....
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UN launches open platform to support Sri Lanka’s policy making
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Taken from - LBO Image Courtesy - LBO United Nations in Sri Lanka together with Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs, launched UNLOCKED; an innovative and inclusive platform to support policy development. UNLOCKED provides future changemakers the opportunity to...
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Experts warn of gaps in disaster preparedness; urge for a more proactive framework
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Taken from - TimesOnline Image Courtesy - SundayTimes By Asiri Fernando The National Council for Disaster Management (NCDM), the countries apex body for disaster management has only met 13 times since it's inception in 2005. The critical decision making body...
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UN launches platform to support policy development in Sri Lanka
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Taken from - Colombogazette Image Courtesy - Colombogazette The United Nations in Sri Lanka together with Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs, today launched UNLOCKED; an innovative and inclusive platform to support policy development. UNLOCKED provides future changemakers the...
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ඉන්දියා ශ්‍රී ලංකා ධීවර ගැටලුවට කල් පවතින විසඳුමක්
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ගෙහාන් ගුණතිලක සහ සුපුන් ජයවර්ධන 2018 වසර සඳහා තමිල්නාඩු මුහුදු තීරයේ මසුන් ඇල්ලීමට පනවා තිබූ තහනම අවසන්ව ගෙවී ගොස් ඇත්තේ සුළු කාලයකි. මෙම තහනම පැනවීමෙන්  බලාපොරොත්තු වන්නේ වසර පුරාම සිදු කරන මසුන් ඇල්ලීම නිසා විනාශ වන මුහුදු ශාකවලට සහ සතුන්ට...
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රක්ෂණාවරණ එපා වෙයි?
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පළවූයේ -  දිනමිණ - නීතීඥ සුපුන් ජයවර්ධන ස්වභාවික ආපදාවන් නිසා සුළු හා මධ්‍ය පරිමාන ව්‍යාපාරිකයන්ට පසුගිය වසර කිහිපය තුළ සිදු වූ මූල්‍යමය අලාභ හානිය අතිමහත්ය. ස්වභාවික රක්ෂණාවරණ යනු මෙම හානි තුළින් ඇතිවන අහිතකර ප්‍ර‍තිඵල අවම කරගැනීමට අනුගමනය කර හැකි එක ක්‍ර‍මවේදයකි....
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இயற்கை அனர்த்தக் காப்பீடு
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கடந்த காலங்களில் அதிகரித்த அளவிலான இயற்கை அனர்த்தங்கள் பதிவு செய்யப்பட்ட போதிலும் இலங்கையில் இயற்கை அனர்த்த காப்பீட்டுத் திட்டங்களின் பாவனை மிகவும் மட்டுப்படுத்தப்பட்ட அளவிலேயே காணப்படுகின்றது. இவ்வகையான அனர்த்தங்களினால் குறிப்பாக சிறிய மற்றும் நடுத்தர வர்த்தகங்கள் (SME) அதிகளவில் பாதிக்ப்படுகின்றன. இலங்கையில் இயற்கை அனர்தக் காப்பீட்டுத் திட்டங்களின் மட்டுப்படுத்தப்பட்ட பாவனைக்கு பல காரணங்கள் செல்வாக்கு செலுத்துகின்ற...
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