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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

IDDR Preparatory Meeting
  2019-09-09

DPNet-Nepal in coordination with MoHA, organized the IDDR preparatory meeting on 9th September 2019 at NEOC, MoHA.

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Indo-Nepal Jal Sambad Samuha initiated
  2019-07-31

On 31st July 2019, DPNet Nepal has initiated an online 'Indo-Nepal Jal Sambad Samuha' on the commemoration of July 31st, 1950's 'Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship' to initiate a dialogue between NGOs of Nepal and India to build the common consensus on water-induced 

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Monthly Dialogue on Monsoon Disaster
  2019-08-03

The monthly dialogue entitled “Discussion program on ongoing monsoon disaster” was organized by DPNet-Nepal on 2nd August 2019. The program was organized in the presence of Acting Chairperson of DPNet-Nepal.Representatives from I/NGO’s, Academia and Private sector participated in the program.

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