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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

Role of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Earthquake Safety Campaign
  2022-01-18

The Role of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Earthquake Safety Campaign was jointly organized by Disaster Preparedness Network (DPNet-Nepal) and National Disaster Management Network Nepal (DiMaNN) on 18th January 2022 virtually. Dr. Raju Thapa, Vice Chairperson, DPNet facilitated the program.

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Workshop on Engagement of Civil Society Organization in DRRM
  2022-01-18

The two days workshop on Engagement of Civil Society Organization in DRRM was organized by DPNet on 17th  and18th Jan, 2022 at Hotel Samana, Hetauda. The workshop was facilitated by Santona Devkota, Program Coordinator, DPNet- Nepal. The program was chaired by the Chairperson of DPNet Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa

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Subjective Committee Discussion Program (Disaster Affected Community) under the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
  2022-01-14

The Subjective Committee Discussion Program (Disaster Affected Community) under the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction was organized by DPNet in collaboration with National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) virtually and on NDRRMA hall on 14th Jan, 2022.

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