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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

  • 1996-2000

    • Established as loose forum
    • Initiated policy dialogues on DM
  • 2001-2005

    • Initiated to bridge the gap between Government and stakeholders
    • Initiated advocacy for the need of DM Act
  • 2006-2010

    • Registered as a legal entity
    • Initiated the publication of Nepal Disaster Report
    • Initiated advocacy for the need of strategic planning
  • 2011-2015

    • Developed guideline for District Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan
    • Took the responsibility as a Secretariat of NPDRR, chaired by Secretary of MoHA
  • After 2016

    • Conducted interaction with MPs to formulate DM Act
    • Coordinated among Ministries, AINTGDM and stakeholders for the formulation of NDRRP and NDRRSAP

News and updates

Province Level DRR policy formulation and existing legal provisions on DRR
August 25, 2018

DPNet-Nepal and Province Affairs committee of Province-3 with the support of AINTGDM had organized orientation program entitled "Province Level DRR policy formulation and existing legal provisions on DRR" on 21 st August 2018.

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Meeting on National Platform for DRR (NPDRR)
June 6, 2018

Meeting on National Platform for DRR (NPDRR) was organized by MoHA in coordination with DPNet-Nepal and UNDP on 6 th June 2018. The program was chaired by Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs Mr. Prem Kumar Rai on the presence

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11 th Annual General Assembly of DPNet-Nepal
April 11, 2018

11 th Annual General Assembly of DPNet-Nepal was conducted on 11 th -12 th April 2018. The AGM has elected new executive committee lead by Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa for two years.

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