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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

Sphere Training of Trainers

Five days Sphere Training of Trainers (ToT) was organized by DPNet-Nepal in coordination with Sphere Nepal and Sphere Geneva on 9th -13th February 2020.

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Training on Emergency Response and Contingency Planning

Two days of training on emergency response and contingency planning was jointly organized by DPNet-Nepal and Kirtipur Municipality in Kirtipur

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Meeting of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction-2019

National level meeting was organized to discuss the agendas including the progress and future plan of the platform, SOP of NPDRR and to strengthen the coordination with wider stakeholders.

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