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-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.
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