How can Sri Lanka better protect its people against disasters?

A recent World Bank report indicates that nine out of 10 of Sri Lankans may live in climate hotspots—or areas highly prone to floods or droughts—by 2050 Sri Lanka has a long history of coping with weather impacts.   About two thousand years ago, the country built one of the world’s first irrigation system to control its water supply. This feat of engineering, which boasted hundreds of kilometers ...