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About DPNet-Nepal

Disaster Preparedness Network Nepal (DPNet Nepal) is a national Network of organizations and individuals working in the field of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) in Nepal. In 1996, DPNet Nepal was established as a non government, service oriented and nonprofit making network to strengthen the mechanism of coordination and sharing information among organizations and professionals involved in disaster risk management in Nepal. DPNet Nepal is a common platform of various agencies that includes Government, NGOs, INGOs, Red Cross Movement, Academia, UN agencies, donors, private sector, media, students, researchers and civil society organizations.

It is envisioned that DPNet Nepal could be a national level platform that serves for coordination, capacity building, networking, awareness and trainings. It also has been advocating the issues of mainstreaming DRR into development.

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Know about Nepal

Nepal is a small and land locked country in South Asia. It is situated between the two large and densely populated countries of Asia - China in the North and India in the South, East and West. The shape of Nepal is rectangular and it has an area of 147,181 sq. kms. The length (East to West) is 885 kms. and the width (North to South) is non-uniform, approximately 193 kms. It is situated between longitudes 80° 4'E to 88°12'E and latitudes 26°22'N to 30°27'N, along the Southern slopes of the Himalayas (snow peaks).

Although the breadth of the country is narrow, all varieties of climate and topography can be found in this country ranging from the sub-tropical to the alpine. The lowest altitude starts from 60 meters above the sea level in the Southern plain to 8,848 meters in the Northern part. The lowest altitude starts from 60 meters above the sea level in the Southern plain to 8,848 meters in the Northern part. Mt. Everest the highest peak in the world with an altitude of 8,848 meters lies in Nepal. Ecologically, the country is divided into three regions running from East to West, namely; the Tarai (Plain area), the Hills and the Mountains.

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Our Mission

DPNet-Nepal is envisioned as a mutually beneficial, service oriented, sharing platform, resource and information center and focal point for agencies and individuals involved in disaster management activities.

DPNet-Nepal promote and advocate to development institutions and individual practitioners the need and importance of linking disaster to development for a sustainable development initiatives and reduce the negative impact of any disaster prone country like Nepal and skills of ensuring participation for empowerment of the people who are the subject of development.

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