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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

Monthly Dialogue: Learning Sharing on Localization
2018-12-13 08:02:21

One of the major themes of DPNet-Nepal is Knowledge Management. As a part of knowledge management DPNet-Nepal organizes monthly learning sharing workshops, policy dialogue publication of IEC materials and translation of national and international documents on DRR in its annual plan. 

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Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Training
2018-12-10 10:02:08

The persons with disability are one of the most vulnerable groups and are disproportionately affected in disasters due to their difficulties in mobility, loss of assistive devices, access to information and social-cultural discrimination.

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Coordination for AMCDRR-2018
2018-11-21 06:38:32

Disaster Preparedness Network Nepal (DPNet-Nepal) with support of Association of International NGOs Task Group on Disaster Management (AINTGDM), UN and other humanitarian agencies collaborated with MoHA to provide technical support in preparation and coordination for the AMCDRR 2018. 

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