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Climate Resilience Improvement Project

Climate related hazards of Sri Lanka have significant threat for economic and social development of the country. The recent disasters draw the government attention to build resilience to climate related risks. Annual fiscal losses with these disasters exceed US$50 million. Average number of people affected by floods is more than 375,000 per year.

Floods and droughts are the key threats which magnify the disaster risk. It's experience that, country is deviating from it's normal rainfall pattern and risks associated with water related climate vulnerability are likely to intensify. As a result of rainfall vulnerability, River systems are also highly flood prone

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A procurement training session was organized to build capacities of stakeholders aiming to deal upcoming procurement matters of CRIP. This was held in 18 February 2014 at Sri Lanka foundation institute, Colombo. 40 Participants from stakeholder institutions participated the training. How best to use procurement guidelines in way acceptable to government and World Bank was […]

Climate Resilience Improvement Project was reviewed by the World Bank delegation from 18th to 20th February, 2015. The Kick off meeting chaired by the Secretary to the Ministry of Irrigation & Agriculture, was held on 18th February, 2015 in Govijana Mandiraya, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka with the key stakeholders. Mr Marc Forni, Senior Disaster Risk Management […]