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Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal Is a nonprofit non governmental organization, which was established in 1973 with an objective to prevent deaths from Acute Mountain Sickness and other accidents and illness that can be encountered in the mountains of Nepal.
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The 41st Annual General Meeting of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was held on August 17, 2014 (2072.4.32) at Hotel…
Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) organized a talk programme at hotel Shangrila, Kathmandu on Wednesday 10th June 2015. This talk…
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…
Australian Ambassador to Nepal His Excellency Glenn White handed over all the five sets of Beds (with mattress, pillow, quilt…
Just after earthquake, we received a call from the Everest Base Camp ( EBC) Medical clinic, Everest ER, stating that…
An Installation Ceremony (handing over and taking over of Charge Ceremony) was held at Lazimpat, Hotel Manaslu on Monday 23rd…
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