Major achievements so far include:
Hazard Profile Development, a document entailing information about the nine major hazards that are prevalent in Sri Lanka, where they are most likely to occur, how to combat their after effects and other such information, was published.
National Emergency Operations Plan which set out the Standard Operations Procedures has been finalized.
The Drought Adaptation Programme which raised awareness many about the different types of drought, their causes and ways to minimize and mitigate the effects of drought was completed.
An Integrated Strategic Environmental Assessment (ISEA) was completed for the North, which is now being replicated in in Uva and Gampaha areas. These studies, completed by various government agencies, map out all the environmental factors in the area serves as a exceptional developmental planning tool.
Building Guidelines that outline the most effective ways of building infrastructure that will be able to withstand more strongly against natural disasters, such as floods, has been published.
Incorporation of safe housing construction techniques in construction fields through a series of training and awareness programmes for technical officers.
Production of a handbook on "how to make your house safe for natural disasters" developed to enhance the knowledge on safe housing construction in hazard prone areas.
Promoting Disaster Risk Reduction through research institutions and schools that educate the general public on ways to minimize the risk posed by natural disasters.
Supplementary Reading Materials regarding hazards, their causes and ways on how to deal with them have been published.
100 welfare centers' structural safety assessed and basic facilities upgraded.
Development plans for 100 villages carried out in Northern and Eastern provinces that include indigenous knowledge on local hazards, emerging opportunities in livelihood as a result of rapid development and scientific approaches in land use.
Development of database (iBASE) to store, retrieve and share information among interested parties at district level. This can be used by officials of district planning units as a planning tool to support sustainable development.
The Kindiliya rain water preservation project has been completed successfully and is being used as a model to replicate in other areas. Projects have commenced in three locations in the Kurunegala District with the technical assistance of the Department of Agrarian Development.