The objective is to develop the national flood forecasting strategy, which will become the basis of the flood forecasting system to be developed under the Cres MPA project; and to further develop urban landscaping and public spacing design along the Kelani river to raise awareness of the community on the importance of flood protection infrastructure and utilize the river front environment for recreational purposes during normal times.

Sendai Priorities

Priority 1Understanding disaster risk
Priority 2Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk
Priority 3Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience
Priority 4Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Back Better” in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction