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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 Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR), Subjective Committee (Academia/Research Based Organization) Discussion Program
  2021-07-23

The Subjective Committee discussion program of Academia/Research Based Organization under the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) was organized by DPNet-Nepal under USAID/Tayar Nepal Capacity Enhancement for DRR&M project on 21st July, 2021.

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Subjective Committee Discussion Program- Donor/UN Agencies
  2021-07-23

With its aim to operationalize the NPDRR Guideline, the Subjective Committee meeting of Donor/UN Agencies was organized by DPNet-Nepal on 20th July 2021. The program was organized under USAID/Tayar Nepal Capacity Enhancement for DRRM project.

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National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR), Subjective Committee (Disaster Affected Committee) Discussion Program
  2021-07-18

The Subjective Committee discussion program of Disaster Affected Committee Group under the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) was organized by DPNet-Nepal under USAID/Tayar Nepal Capacity Enhancement for DRR&M project on 18th July, 2021.

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