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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

Fire Safety Sensitization and Simulation Exercise for Deaf People
  2019-12-01

The fire safety sensitization and simulation exercise for deaf people was organized today. This program was organized to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with the theme, “The Future is Accessible”.

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Formation of Sphere Coordination Committee
  2019-11-06

'Sphere Nepal' broader meeting of 6th November has decided to formed 'Sphere Coordination Committee' consisting of 17 members from various organizations

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Special General Assembly of DPNet-Nepal
  2019-11-06

The Special General Assembly of DPNet-Nepal was organized on 6th November 2019. Altogether 45 participants representing member organizations of DPNet-Nepal participated in the meeting.

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