Center for Disaster Management Research (CDMR-KDU) of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) was established by its Board of Management in view of promoting inter-disciplinary research culture and enhancing field research in the University through collaborative research with the national and international institutions and professionals engaged in different fields of Disaster Management. It will also serve as a research and training hub to the different stakeholders involved in Disaster management in Sri Lanka.