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Since the present executive board of the Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was elected in September 2011, our first task was to seek funds to reinstall battery at our Pheriche Aid Post. The battery was installed along with medical equipments and refurbishing work done about 12 years ago with the help of the Everest Memorial Trust, UK.
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Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) has organized a program to celebrate 10th Anniversary of establishment of EBC Medical Clinic in…
Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was established in 1973, This year 2013 is 40 years of the establishment of HRA.…
Many helicopter companies can provide evacuation by Helicopter for severely injured or ill people. However, someone in Kathmandu must guarantee…
A few years ago most people who came to visit the Himalayan already had a lot of experience hiking in…
The Nepal Tourism Board and Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) jointly organized an interaction Programme on Tourism Crisis and Building…
Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy Mr. Damien Dunn, handed over medical equipment worth Rs. 960,000 (under Embassy’s 2012-13 DAP…
The Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) is a voluntary non-profit organization formed in 1973 with an objective to reduce casualties in the Nepal Himalayas, especially keeping in view the increasing number of Nepalese and foreigners who trek up into the remote wilderness.
Thank you for your interest in the HRA. In General we do not accept medical student from helping out at the Aid posts for more than a day or two. This is because in our experience most of the volunteer
Nepal has the widest altitude range of any country on Earth, from 200 meters in the Terai to 8848 meters on the top of Everest. Each altitude will have its own weather problems. from tropical heat to tin the hot sun. In the main trekking seasons
Many helicopter companies can provide evacuation by Helicopter for severely injured or ill people. However, someone in Kathmandu must guarantee the payment of the flight before the rescue. Average rescue flight costs about $ 6000.00.
A few years ago most people who came to visit the Himalayan already had a lot of experience hiking in their home countries. These people needed to be warned of the subtle hazard of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), but in general, they were aware of mountain safety.
Travelers are drawn to high altitude places in ever increasing number- Nepal alone now receives more than one hundred thousand trekkers from around the world every year. It can be easy to under-estimate the dangers of altitude illness