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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.

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26th Anniversary of DPNet-Nepal
  2022-06-08
The 26th Anniversary of DPNet Nepal was organized on 8th June, 2022 at Nepal Red Cross Sabha Hall, Kathmandu. The program was Chaired by Dr. Raju Thapa, Acting Chair, DPNet.

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Nepal Participation in Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) -2022
  2022-05-25

The seventh session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction(GPDRR)- 2022 was organized by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) from 23rd to 28th May, 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.

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Formation of DPNet Province Level Committee in Gandaki Province
  2022-05-27

The DPNet’s Province Level Committee formation meeting was organized by DPNet Nepal in support of INF Nepal, Pokhara on 27th May, 2022.

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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
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