Saja published a review article in International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Q1) in early Feb 2018

Abstract Resilience is a multifaceted phenomenon, and approaches to measure resilience across disciplines have produced wide-ranging methods. This paper presents an inclusive and adaptive ‘5S’ social resilience framework that was developed based on the critical review of existing social resilience frameworks discussed in the literature. The proposed social resilience framework consists of five sub-dimensions...

Sainthamaruthu transforming into a garbage city – iVoice

A video produced by iVoice program of SDJF on Solid Waste Management issues within the Kalmunai Municipality – Sainthamaruthu as a case study area! Thanks to all who supported in producing this 7 minutes awareness raising video. The contribution by the youth in our area is highly appreciated. Their talents are still to be...

Saja revises CRF training module for DMC Sri Lanka

Saja was tasked to revise the TRAINING MODULE ON IMPLEMENTING PROGRAMMES ON COMMUNITY RESILIENCE IN SRI LANKA Version 2.0 in September 2016 under the DIPECHO 8 program implemented by OXFAM GB, ACTED, Handicap International and Save the Children in Sri Lanka. The revised module is available in the below link.  

Saja publishes in the Journal of WASH for Development (IF 0.688)

Needs and vulnerability assessment (NAVA) indicators for specific hazards in the context of Sri Lanka Aslam Saja, Prasad Bhagwan Sevekari Available Online 15 February 2016, washdev2016105; DOI: 10.2166/washdev.2016.105 Abstract Development of a four hazard-specific toolkit (drought, flood, landslide and chronic kidney diseases of unknown aetiology) for needs and vulnerability assessment in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector included community...


Vasantham – Interview on disaster resilience

Vasantham – Interview on disaster resilience #2