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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

Social Service Day 2020-Role of CSO's in DRR&M in Nepal

As per the decision of the Social Service Day Organizing Committee, a virtual program entitled "Roles of Civil Society Organizations in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management" was jointly organized by DPNet- Nepal, DiMaNN, and NGO Federation on 23rd September 2020 on the occasion of 41st social service day.

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Webinar -“Recurring Landslide and way forward”

A Webinar entitled “Recurring Landslide and Way Forward” was organized by DPNet-Nepal on 16th July 2020. The program was organized as a part of the knowledge management theme of DPNet-Nepal.

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Meeting of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

A national-level meeting was held on 15 July 2020 virtually to discuss the agenda including the progress and future plan of the NPDRR, 2020 monsoon preparedness and response including disaster risk reduction initiatives 

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