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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

Webinar on: Monsoon Disasters in Nepal: Appraisal of current state and way forward for effective preparedness and mitigation
  2021-10-17

The Webinar entitled “Monsoon Disasters in Nepal: Appraisal of current state and way forward for effective preparedness and mitigation” was organized by Nepal Centre for Disaster Management (NCDM) in collaboration with National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Authority (NDRRMA) and Nepal Geological Society (NGS) on 24th September 2021. It was coordinated by Disaster Preparedness Network-Nepal (DPNet-Nepal)

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Orientation cum consultation workshop for the formation of Local DRR Platform - Rajapur, Bardiya
  2021-09-22

The Orientation cum consultation workshop for the formation of Local DRR Platform was organized by DPNet-Nepal under USAID Tayar Nepal's Capacity Enhancement for DRR&M Project on 17 September 2021, in close coordination with the Field Officer of USAID TAYAR Nepal and DRR Focal Person of Rajapur Municipality, Bardiya.

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Orientation cum consultation workshop for the formation of Local DRR Platform - Tulsipur, Dang
  2021-09-22

The Orientation cum consultation workshop for the formation of Local DRR Platform was organized by DPNet-Nepal under USAID Tayar Nepal's Capacity Enhancement for DRR&M Project on 16 September2021 in close coordination with the Field Officer of USAID TAYAR Nepal and DRR Focal Person of Tulsipur Sub-Metropolitan City, Dang.

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