The desk came into the function from 2nd April 2019 just a day after the destructive storm hit Bara and Parsa district. The desk has started observing, analyzing and updating the situation.
DPNet-Nepal as a secretariat of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) chaired by Secretary of Ministry Home Affairs, organized the NPDRR meeting on 31st December 2018.
One of the major themes of DPNet-Nepal is Knowledge Management. As a part of knowledge management DPNet-Nepal organizes monthly learning sharing workshops, policy dialogue publication of IEC materials and translation of national and international documents on DRR in its annual plan.
The persons with disability are one of the most vulnerable groups and are disproportionately affected in disasters due to their difficulties in mobility, loss of assistive devices, access to information and social-cultural discrimination.
Disaster Preparedness Network Nepal (DPNet-Nepal) with support of Association of International NGOs Task Group on Disaster Management (AINTGDM), UN and other humanitarian agencies collaborated with MoHA to provide technical support in preparation and coordination for the AMCDRR 2018.