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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

WEBINAR- “JOINT MEETING OF DPNET BOARD MEMBER, ADVISORS AND CAPACITY BUILDING PROJECT TEAM”
  2021-05-06

The virtual meeting with Disaster Preparedness Network- Nepal (DPNet) Board Member, Advisory Committee and Technical Advisors and Capacity Building Project team was held on 6th may 2021 with the objective to share project agreement signed between DPNet and USAID/Tayar.

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Interaction and sharing -"Low Cost Landslide Risk Management Measures Piloting at Siranchok Rural Municipality Gorkha”
  2021-04-13

The program entitled “Low-Cost Landslide Risk Management Measures Piloting at Siranchok Rural Municipality Gorkha” by Disaster Preparedness Network-Nepal (DPNet) in collaboration

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Field Visit to Siranchok Rural Municipality, Gorkha District of Nepal by stakeholders
  2021-04-12

The field visit of stakeholders for project entitled “Low Cost Landslide Risk Management Measures Piloting at Siranchok Rural Municipality Gorkha” by Disaster Preparedness Network-Nepal (DPNet) in collaboration with Shree Swanra Integrated Community Development Center (SSICDC) and Care Nepal was carried out on 12th April, 2021

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