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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

Result Announcement of Essay Competition and Essay Presentation Program
  2020-12-24

The virtual program entitled" Result Announcement of Essay Competition and Essay Presentation was organized by DPNet-Nepal on 24th December 2020.

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Virtual Discussion program on exploring the Potentialities of Shock Responsive Social Protection in Nepal
  2020-12-23

Virtual Discussion program on exploring the Potentialities of Shock Responsive Social Protection in Nepal was coordinated by DPNet-Nepal and organized by Save the Children International, Atullya Foundation, CBDRM Platform, IFRC, SPCSN on 23rd December 2020.

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Policy Dialogue program on Landslide Management in Nepal: Challenges and Opportunities
  2020-12-20

The Policy Dialogue program on Landslide Management in Nepal: Challenges and Opportunities was jointly organized by DPNet-Nepal, Institute of Himalaya Risk Reduction, Nepal Engineer's Association, and Bagmati Province on 19th December 2020.

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