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.

'Indo-Nepal Jal Sambad Samuha' Launched to Foster Dialogue on Water-Induced Disasters

Patna, Bihar - DPNet Nepal took a significant step on July 31st, 2019, by launching an online platform called the 'Indo-Nepal Jal Sambad Samuha' (Indo-Nepal Water Dialogue Group). This initiative, commemorating the historic 'Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship' signed on the same date in 1950, aims to facilitate a meaningful dialogue between NGOs from Nepal and India.

Monthly Dialogue on Ongoing Monsoon Disaster Explores Proactive Measures for Disaster Risk Reduction

Kathmandu, Nepal - On August 2nd, 2019, DPNet-Nepal successfully organized a monthly dialogue program titled "Discussion Program on Ongoing Monsoon Disaster." The event brought together representatives from various sectors, including I/NGOs, academia, and the private sector, under the guidance of the Acting Chairperson of DPNet-Nepal. Mr. Raju Thapa, the General Secretary of DPNet-Nepal, opened the program by sharing its objectives and extending a warm welcome to all participants.