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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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Pre-departure APMCDRR MeetingĀ 

Pre-departure Meeting to participate in APMCDRR event was organized on 12th September, 2022. The meeting was chaired by the Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs, Mr. Tek Narayan Pandey and facilitated by Chairperson of the DPNet Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa. Around 50 prospective prospective participants of APMCDRR attended the program.

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APMCDRR Preparatory Meeting

APMCDRR Preparatory Meeting has been organized to update the preparatory activities and to prioritize the remaining preparatory works. The meeting was Chaired by Chief of Disaster and Conflict Management Division of Ministry Home Affairs, Mr. Pradip Koirala and facilitated by Deputy Chair Dr. Raju Thapa of DPNet

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APMCDRR Official Statement Finalization Meeting

The APMCDRR Official Statement Finalization Meeting was organized by DPNet Nepal in 4th September, 2022 via zoom. The main objective of the meeting was to finalize Official Statement to present in APMCDRR.

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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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