Sphere Coordination Committee Established to Strengthen Humanitarian Response in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal - On November 6th, 2019, a significant step was taken towards enhancing coordination and collaboration in humanitarian response efforts as the 'Sphere Nepal broader meeting convened to establish the 'Sphere Coordination Committee'. This committee, comprised of 17 members representing various organizations, will play a crucial role in ensuring effective coordination and adherence to the Sphere standards in disaster response and humanitarian assistance.

DPNet-Nepal Hosts a Special General Assembly to Strengthen Disaster Risk Reduction Efforts

Kathmandu, Nepal - On November 6th, 2019, DPNet-Nepal organized a Special General Assembly in line with the mandate of its 12th General Assembly. The assembly, attended by 45 participants representing member organizations of DPNet-Nepal, aimed to discuss and devise strategies to enhance the organization's technical and financial capacity in the field of disaster risk reduction and management (DRR&M).

National Symposium Marks IDDRR 2019 with Emphasis on Disaster Risk Reduction

Kathmandu, Nepal - On October 18th, 2019, the Ministry of Home Affairs, in collaboration with the Nepal Geological Society, organized the National Symposium as a key component of the weeklong programs commemorating the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) 2019.

IDDRR Rally 2019: Promoting Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building

Patan, Nepal - On October 13th, 2019, the Secretariat of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DPNet-Nepal), in coordination with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the All Nepal National Independent Teachers' Association for Geospatial and Disaster Management (AINTGDM), successfully organized a rally to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) 2019.

Country Consultation Program on Koshi Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Hub (KDKH) Facilitates Collaboration and Resilience Building

Kathmandu, Nepal - On September 23rd and 24th, 2019, ICIMOD, in partnership with the National Planning Commission, DPNet-Nepal, Tribhuvan University, International Water Management Institute, Lutheran World Relief, UNDP, and UNICEF, successfully organized a two-day country consultation program titled "Koshi Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Hub (KDKH) Nepal Country Consultation: Building a resilient Koshi basin."

IDDR Preparatory Meeting Sets Stage for Productive International Day for Disaster Reduction

Kathmandu, Nepal - DPNet-Nepal, in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), successfully organized the preparatory meeting for the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on September 9th, 2019, at the National Emergency Operation Center (NEOC) under MoHA. The meeting witnessed the participation of 27 representatives from government agencies, I/NGOs, and other relevant stakeholders. Mr. Shambhu Prasad Regmi, Chief of the National Emergency Operation Center, presided over the meeting, which aimed to lay the groundwork for a comprehensive IDDR commemoration.