International Institute for Infrastructure Renewal and Reconstruction
International Conference on Mitigation of the Risk of Natural Hazards
Kandy, Sri Lanka. March 2007
The international conference on mitigation of risk of natural hazards, organized by the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, was held in Peradeniya Sri Lanka from March 27 to 28, 2007 with great success. The conference brought together over 100 engineers and scientists to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences on and solutions to disaster mitigation.
The conference proceedings contain 60 abstracts and features one plenary paper, 7 keynote papers and one invited paper from more than 11 countries. The papers cover a broad range of topics on disaster mitigation.