Resilience is the Key to Post Conflict Development

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The Chamber of Construction Industry (CCI) has launched a constructor capacity development program in the North and the East to improve skills of construction craftsmen in the regions, said Secretary General/CEO, CCI, Dakshitha Thalagodapitiya. He was speaking at a meeting to launch the international conference on Building Resilience to Disasters from July 19-21 at Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla.

The conference will focus on building social resilience to natural and human induced disasters. Around 65 international delegates and 45 Sri Lankan academics, practitioners, professional and policy makers are expected at the conference.Prof. Dilanthi Ameratunga of the University of Salford, UK said that the conference will be centred on interdisciplinary approaches on disaster risk reduction and development of sustainable communities and cities.

Period17 Jul 2011

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