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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.

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GPDRR Position Paper Discussion Program
  2022-05-11

The virtual discussion program on Zero Draft GPDRR Position Paper organized by DPNet on 11th May, 2022. The zero draft position paper was prepared by Mr. Gehendra Gurung in support of GPDRR Preparatory Task Group.

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Official Statement Finalization Meeting
  2022-04-30
The Nepal's GPDRR Official Statement Finalization meeting was organized in Hotel Marriott on 30th April, 2022. The program was coordinated by DPNet as a secretariat of NPDRR, financially supported by Mercy Corps and technically supported by AINTGDMCC.

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Second National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) Meeting
  2022-04-25

The second national NPDRR meeting was organized by NPDRR and the program was coordinated by DPNet in Hotel Himalaya on 25th April, 2022.

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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
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