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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

Discussion Program on Risk-Sensitive Land Use Plannig
2019-06-06 11:09:05

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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GPDRR Update from Geneva-Day 5
2019-05-17 16:11:18

With its aim to present evidence of the benefits to poor and vulnerable groups that can be achieved through build back better, policies, initiatives or programs, highlight the real benefits of build back better programs and explore effective

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GPDRR Update from Geneva- Day 4
2019-05-17 09:04:55

The Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs delivered the official statement of Nepal in the 4th day of the event. In the statement, he highlighted the powerful windstorm (Tornado) that hit two southern districts of Nepal for the first time in the history of Nepal.

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