Month: April 2020

Online Session on “Scientific Paper Writing for NBRO Scientists” Hosted by Prof. Dilanthi Amaratunga, University of Huddersfield, UK

During the WFH period, there are several activities are being implemented to make this period a meaningful for everyone and, conducting capacity building programs are one area that could easily be focused and concern by NBRO.

One program was successfully conducted on 10th April 2020 on “Scientific Paper Writing”. As employees of a research organization, this is one area to be expertise by all.

COVID-19 Preparedness: National to Local Engagement with the Focus on DRR Principles – ADRiMP news letter 3

The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is an unprecedented event in modern human history. The UNDRR (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction) Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) [1] highlights biological hazards, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, as a major risk for the 21st century. While the World Health Organisation has declared COVID-19 a pandemic, its underlying factors, vulnerabilities and impacts go far beyond the health sector. It is, in fact, an example of systemic risk: when a hazard leads not only to negative effects in parts of the system but also threatens the failure of the entire system.

Welcome to the website of Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga!