Saja participated in the CCA-DRR Staff Exchange Mobility Program at University of Huddersfield, UK
Dr. Saja participated in the two weeks program titled “Tackling Climate Change as an Underlying Disaster Risk Driver” initiative under the Climate Change Adaptation – Disaster Risk Reduction (CCA-DRR) project with multi-disciplinary team of academics from Sri Lankan Universities and University of Huddersfield, UK.
The team developed a research road map in CCA-DRR for Sri Lanka that will be a first ever such initiative for tackling the most pressing issue of our time. This staff exchange program led by the Global Disaster Resilience Centre, University of Huddersfield, UK. The program purpose is to build the capacity of Sri Lankan university researchers to integrate CCA and DRR in Sri Lanka. 37 Sri Lankan academics from 8 Sri Lankan universities (University of Moratuwa, University of Colombo, University of Peradeniya, University of Ruhuna, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Kelaniya, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, and South Eastern University of Sri Lanka), and University of Huddersfield, UK researchers participated in this program.