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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

Managing Secondary Effects of COVID-19 Disaster and Enhancing Resilience Community
  2020-05-24

The webinar entitled “Managing Secondary Effects of Covid-19 Disaster and Enhancing Resilience of Community” was organized by IPTM Nepal in association with DPNet-Nepal and Centre of Resilient Development (CoRD) on 24th May 2020.

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Covid-19 Pandemic: Experience Sharing from Australia & Nepal and Way Forward
  2020-05-05

A talk program entitled "Covid-19 Pandemic: Experience Sharing from Australia & Nepal and Way Forward" was organized by NCDM in collaboration with DPNet-Nepal, NAST and Department of Geology, TU on 5th May 2020.

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DPNet-Nepal Advisers Virtual Meeting
  2020-04-23

Advisers meeting was organized by DPNet-Nepal to discuss the role of the network in COVID-19 and important issues. The technical advisers and Executive committee members and Secretariat staff were present in the meeting.

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