Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal has efficiently managed its Aid-posts Manang and Pheriche in the Fall Season 2012. The HRA has been providing medical services and rescue assistance if needed to local people, foreign trekkers and trekking & mountaineering support staff including porters and guides from the Aid-posts since its inception.

Dr. Thomas Sutherland, UK, Dr. Marta Kurdziel, Poland volunteered  in Manang Aid-post in fall 2012.

Likewise, Dr. Neil Patrick Rushton, UK, Ms. Ceri W. Lloyd, UK and Dr. Bartosz Michal Lisiakiewicz, Poland  volunteered  in Pheriche Aid-post in fall 2011.

Given below is a the brief statistics of medical facilities and assistance provided from the Aid-post during fall season -2012:

 

Fall Season 2012                      Manang Aid-post       Pheriche Aid-post      

Nepali Patients                                               220                              330                             

Foreigners                                                     142                              261                                         

Total Patients                                             362                              591

 

Helicopter Evacuations                                     3                                  18                                           

AMS Talk Attendees                                      1450                            1083

Home Visit                                                       7                                  0

 

Both Aid-posts will remain closed for the winter. HRA is all set to continue its Aid-post operations in the Spring 2013.

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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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