Awareness programmes for farmers on disaster management
Hadabima Authority of Sri Lanka has taken steps to create awareness
among the farmers of the methods they should practice to minimize the
consequences of landslides and soil erosions in the central hills.
The Central Provincial Disaster Management has made financial
assistance to the Hadabima Authority to implement the project. Its
coordinating Officer Major Kamal Herath said in the recent times there
had been several earths slips that caused pandemonium in the central
Central hills itself demonstrates the strategies to be adopted. Our
British planter technique of putting up rough stone mounds - and proper
canals to slip way rain water prevented major soil erosions and
landslides, he said.