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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

National Symposium IDDRR 2019

With reference to the decision of the IDDRR technical committee to mark the IDDRR 2019 in a remarkable way, the National Symposium program was organized as a main part of the weeklong IDDRR programs.

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IDDRR Rally 2019

Rally started at 7:15 AM was marched from Patan Durbar Square to Jawalakhel with the main slogan “reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services” in the banner of Nepal government, National Platform for DRR and AINTGDM.

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Country consultation program on Koshi Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Hub (KDKH) held

ICIMOD in collaboration with National Planning Commission and partnership with DPNet-Nepal, Tribhuvan University, IWMI, LWF, UNDP and UNICEF, conducted two days country consultation program 

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