Province Level Disaster Risk Reduction Interaction Program, Karnali Province (प्रदेशस्तरीय विपद् जोखिम न्यूनीकरण सम्बन्धी अन्तरक्रिया कार्यक्रम, कर्णाली प्रदेश)


Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa, Chair of DPNet Nepal shared his presentation and offered a comprehensive overview of DPNet's history and operational focus since its establishment in 1996 A.D. As an umbrella organization uniting agencies in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction, DPNet plays a vital role as the secretariat office for the National Platform for DRR. Emphasizing key pillars such as policy advocacy, knowledge management, capacity building, and coordination, Mr. Thapa highlighted DPNet's role in organizing international, national, and regional conferences on DRR. He presented a graphical representation of integrated disaster incidents, focusing on major events in 2079 B.S. He detailed relevant policy provisions, including legislative documents, emphasizing the Constitution of Nepal and the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2074. Mr. Thapa underscored the importance of provincial roles, collaborative training, government-private sector cooperation, and local resource mobilization. The presentation also delved into the historical context and collaborative role of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal, advocating for the establishment of PPDRR in Karnali Province.




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