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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

Monthly dialogue program on Sharing of EpiNurse Project Activities
  2019-07-01

EpiNurse Project, Nursing Association of Nepal, in collaboration with DPNet organized a monthly dialogue program at CEC hall, Nepal Red Cross Society, Kalimati, Kathmandu on 20th June, 2019. The major purpose of the program was to present EpiNurse project, share its activities and experiences and obtain recommendations for improvement of the EpiNurse project.

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Monthly Dialogue-Learning Sharing: Major Provisions of DRR&M for a Person with Disability in Nepal
  2018-12-26

A half-day program event entitled “Learning Sharing: Major Legal Provisions of DRR&M for a person with Disability in Nepal” was organized on 26th December 2018 to sensitize member organizations of DPNet-Nepal on the major provisions of legal instruments on DRR&M focusing PWDs.

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Discussion Program on Risk-Sensitive Land Use Plannig
  2019-06-06

The discussion program on Risk Sensitive Land Use Planning was organized on 30th May 2019. The program was chaired by Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa, Chairperson of DPNet-Nepal whereas, Honorable Minister, Padma Kumari Aryal, MoLCPA was the chief guest of the program.

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