Climate Resilience Improvement Project (CRIP) was commenced in 2014 and implemented under Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management with the financial facility of the World Bank. Department of Irrigation (ID), Road Development Authority (RDA), Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka (MASL), National Building Research Organization (NBRO) and Provincial Road Development Department (PRDD) in Uva Provincial are the key implementation agencies for the CRIP. Project Management Unit (PMU) of the CRIP is located in premises of the Ministry.
The project is mainly focused to establish a process that would built a more climatic resilient economy since current understanding of multispectral impacts of climate and flood & drought modeling and scenario analysis are not adequate at present. In addition, project supports to implement urgent climate mitigation investments required to ensure the short-term integrity of flood control and irrigation infrastructure, transport network and critical education facilities at risk. Read More>>>
Meeting was participated by the World Bank Mission Members, Senior Staff of the CRIP-PMU and the DPDs’ of the CRIP-ID and CRIP-DBIP. At the meeting, Eng. D.C.S. Elakanda, Project Director did a presentation on the current status of the CRIP and the CRes MPA. Mr. Pusch commended the work progress of the project and the […]
The Department of Meteorology (DoM), being the mandatory agency for the provision of weather and climate service of the country has already taken some steps to improve the forecasting skills; process of installation of two radar systems, development of forecasting s kills utilizing the global forecast are some of them. In order to meet […]