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Disaster Preparedness Network- Nepal (DPNet-Nepal) is a national umbrella organization of national and international agencies, established in 1996 with an objective of coordination, collaboration, learning and sharing of the experiences and to avoid duplication in emergency response in the country.

DPNet Timeline

  • After 2016

    • Conducted interaction with MPs to formulate DM Act
    • Coordinated among Ministries, AINTGDM and stakeholders for the formulation of NDRRP and NDRRSAP
  • 2011-2015

    • Developed guideline for District Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan
    • Took the responsibility as a Secretariat of NPDRR, chaired by Secretary of MoHA
  • 2006-2010

    • Registered as a legal entity
    • Initiated the publication of Nepal Disaster Report
    • Initiated advocacy for the need of strategic planning
  • 2001-2005

    • Initiated to bridge the gap between Government and stakeholders
    • Initiated advocacy for the need of DM Act
  • 1996-2000

    • Established as loose forum
    • Initiated policy dialogues on DM

News and Updates

Discussion Program on COVID-19

The discussion program on COVID-19 was organized by DPNet-Nepal on 16th March 20220. Representatives of member organizations of DPNet-Nepal, Technical advisers were present in the interaction program.

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Sphere Standard Sensitization Program

One day Sphere Standard Sensitization program was organized by DPNet-Nepal on 29th February 2020 at Janakpur Nepal. The event was facilitated by Mr. Bishnu Prasad Timilsina, Consultant and Ms. Luna Khadka, Program Coordinator of DPNet-Nepal

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Province Level Sphere Training

Three days Province level Sphere training was organized by DPNet-Nepal in coordination with Sphere Nepal on 26th -28th February 2020.

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