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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

12th Annual General Meeting of DPNet-Nepal
2019-04-18 07:36:09

The 12th annual general meeting of DPNet-Nepal was successfully organized on 10th April 2019. Altogether 59 participants representing the member organizations of DPNet-Nepal, AINTGDMCC, Ministry of Home Affairs

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Monthly Dialogue: Koshi DRR Knowledge Hub and Bara, Parsa Storm
2019-04-09 16:32:50

As a part of knowledge management, monthly dialogue on Koshi DRR knowledge Hub and Bara, Parsa storm was organized by DPNet-Nepal on 8th April 2019.

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Coordination and Communication Desk at Bara District
2019-04-09 15:43:18

The urgent meeting with the member organization of DPNet-Nepal on 1st April 2019 decided to establish a coordination and communication desk at Bara district in coordination with DiMaNN, NCDMC and other stakeholders

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