Based on the abstracts the invited authors have already developed full papers for the following publications

  • 1. Book volume with Springer publishers
    Book title : Multi - Hazard Early Warning and Disaster Risk Reduction

    A complete monograph (Book) will be published containing detailed chapters selected from the symposium with Springer Nature, a global and progressive publishers, founded in 1842. All chapters have already been peer reviewed in meeting the international standards.
    Editors of the book volume: Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga, Professor Richard Haigh & Dr. Nuwan Dias. Global Disaster Resilience Centre University of Huddersfield, UK

  • 2. Symposium Book of Abstracts

    Every participants of the symposium will get a copy of the symposium proceedings, free of charge.

  • 3. Special issue of the international journal of disaster resilience in the built environment.

    Journal edited by Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga and Professor Richard Haigh
    Selected high quality papers will be published in the SCOPUS indexed International Journal of Disaster Resilience of the Built Environment, published by the Emerald Publishers, UK.

  • 4. Colombo 2020 MHEW and DRR declaration

  • “The Colombo 2020 MHEW DRR Declaration” to promote the availability and application of research, science and technology on MHEW and DRR to support implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

    To be adopted at the International Symposium on Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Disaster Risk Reduction, 16th - 18th December 2020, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

    This Symposium is not just intended as an opportunity to discuss important challenges, or to share potential solutions that tackle the impacts of climate change and growth in disaster risk, both within Sri Lanka and elsewhere.

    This event provides an important opportunity to bring together and promote collective action among Ministers, National Government Officials, the Private Sector, Representatives from Cities and Local Government, Representatives from Non-Governmental Organisations, International agencies, Universities and other Research Organisations.

    The Symposium is structured to bring together the outputs and outcomes from keynote addresses, technical papers and presentations, and thematic events, and culminate in the endorsement of a roadmap for disaster risk reduction in Sri Lanka. This roadmap will set out national priorities and potential timescales for their adoption, as well as a declaration among key stakeholders to act upon those priorities. The roadmap will be setup to inform national policies and strategies in Sri Lanka.