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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 Standard Training for Local Level Representatives and Humanitarian Practitioners-Nepalgunj
  2021-11-14

Three days Sphere training entitled “Sphere Standard Training for Local Level Representatives and Humanitarian Practitioners” was organized by DPNet-Nepal under Chhemata Abhibridhhi Project (Capacity enhancement for DRRM) supported by USAID/Tayar Nepal.

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Sharing Meeting - Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Private houses
  2021-10-24

Periodic sharing meeting (in-person + virtual) entitled “Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Private houses” was organized at NDRRMA hall by NDRRMA and supported by DPNet-Nepal under USAID/Tayar Nepal project. Mr. Anil Pokhrel, Chief Executive of NDRRMA chaired the program, whereas Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa, Chairperson of DPNet-Nepal shared the welcome remarks and objectives of the program.

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Seminar on Implementation Challenges to Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Policies and way forward
  2021-11-09

The Seminar on “Implementation Challenges to Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Policies and way forward” was organized by Association for Rural Social Welfare (ARSOW), DiMaNN, DPNet Nepal and NGO Federation on 9th Nov, 2021 on The Everest Hotel, Banesowr. The program was organized under the chairmanship of Mr. Jit Ram Lama, President of NGO federation of Nepal.

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