Kathmandu, Nepal - December 26, 2019: DPNet-Nepal, in collaboration with the Family Planning Association of Nepal, organized a workshop on the dissemination of LGBTIQ issues in disaster settings. The program aimed to raise awareness among DPNet members about the unique challenges faced by LGBTIQ individuals during emergencies.
Kathmandu, Nepal - On December 1, 2019, DPNet-Nepal, in collaboration with Sarokar Foundation and other like-minded organizations, organized a comprehensive fire safety sensitization and simulation exercise specifically tailored for deaf individuals. This initiative was undertaken to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, embracing this year's theme, "The Future is Accessible."
Kathmandu, Nepal - On November 6th, 2019, a significant step was taken towards enhancing coordination and collaboration in humanitarian response efforts as the 'Sphere Nepal broader meeting convened to establish the 'Sphere Coordination Committee'. This committee, comprised of 17 members representing various organizations, will play a crucial role in ensuring effective coordination and adherence to the Sphere standards in disaster response and humanitarian assistance.
Kathmandu, Nepal - On November 6th, 2019, DPNet-Nepal organized a Special General Assembly in line with the mandate of its 12th General Assembly. The assembly, attended by 45 participants representing member organizations of DPNet-Nepal, aimed to discuss and devise strategies to enhance the organization's technical and financial capacity in the field of disaster risk reduction and management (DRR&M).
Kathmandu, Nepal - On October 18th, 2019, the Ministry of Home Affairs, in collaboration with the Nepal Geological Society, organized the National Symposium as a key component of the weeklong programs commemorating the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) 2019.
Patan, Nepal - On October 13th, 2019, the Secretariat of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DPNet-Nepal), in coordination with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the All Nepal National Independent Teachers' Association for Geospatial and Disaster Management (AINTGDM), successfully organized a rally to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) 2019.