A half day  workshop on “Need for Disaster Preparedness in Tourism Industry” was held in hotel Radisson on 31st July, 2013. The technical support was provided by National Society for Earthquake Technology Nepal (NSET) , Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) and Nepal –USA Chamber of Commerce & Industry (NUSACCI) were the organizer of the workshop.

US Ambassador to Nepal  HE Perer W. Bodde kindly attended the workshop as Chief Guest while speaking on the progrmme H.E. Peter W.Bodde said that it is very important for tourism entrepreneur to have awareness & preparedness on Earthquake so that the risk can be minimized and business can be continued.

Acting Chief Executive Officer also highlighted on the need of Disaster preparedness. The Chairman of HRA Mr. Santa Subba also highlighted on the co-ordination of HRA & NTB in tourism crisis situation &  role of HRA in tourist’s safety & security.

Board Members from various Tourism Association, Representative from Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Nepal Tourism Board, NGO’s, NSET, Nepal-USA Chamber of Commerce, Nation Society of Earthquake etc. were present in this programme.

Finally, a need of awareness program on this matter was highly realized to save and smoothly run the tourism industry after the Earthquake disaster crisis situation.

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Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal

Dhobichaur, Lazimpat (North Gate of the Royal Palace)
P.O. Box No. 4944,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4440292 / 4440293
Fax: +977-1-4411956
E-mail : hra@mail.com.np

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