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Objectives

The Goal of DPNet-Nepal is to enhance the capacity and improve the performance of its members/ partners to share, design, implement and sustain disaster preparedness activities in Nepal. In addition, DPNet-Nepal aims to promote and spread sustainable disaster preparedness and management activities with a view to link disaster to development throughout Nepal.

DPNet-Nepal is a member-based organization, which exists to serve its members. DPNet-Nepal shall only do what will complement, not duplicate its members efforts in sustainable disaster management through linking disaster to development initiatives.

Following are the specific objectives of DPNet-Nepal:

  • To organize and symposia, conferences, workshops and meetings to promote and advocate principles and share experience of sustainable disaster management.
  • To prepare and regularly update a resource directory of institutions and individuals, who can be available as resources for people and institutions needing assistance and support in sustainable disaster management and linking disaster to development and to assist in making appropriate linkages as when possible.
  • To organize training programs for furthering development of skills and knowledge of trainers and practitioners as and when needed, especially when such trainings are not already being offered or can not be offered by any one member institution or individual and when such trainings and workshops will strengthen and bring synergy among members.
  • To undertake methodological research, directly or through individual and institutional members, with the view of making advances in understanding and in practice of sustainable disaster management and linking disaster to development.
  • To regularly publish and disseminate news, views and experience for the Network members.
  • To provide a common platform for those concerned about linking disaster to development and sustainable disaster management.
  • To provide advice and necessary support in developing understanding and skills and in linking disaster to development and sustainable disaster management.
  • To develop linkages with similar institutions and networks in the country and internationally to effectively achieve the aims and objectives of DPNet-Nepal.
  • To establish a specialized excellent multi-media and document resource center covering the whole subject of sustainable disaster management.

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