Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal successfully completed the operation of Manang and Pheriche Aid-post in the Fall Season 2015. The HRA has been providing medical services and rescue assistance to local people, trekkers and  mountaineers and their support staff including porters and guides from the Aid-posts since its inception.

Dr. Emma Nancy Forsyth, British and Dr. Daniel Harry Day, British volunteered  in Manang Aid-post in fall 2015.

Likewise, Dr. Nicholas Eric Weinberg, USA and Dr. John Benjamin Luck, USA volunteered  in Pheriche Aid-post in Fall 2015.

Given below is a brief statistics of medical facilities and assistance provided from the Aid-post during Fall season -2015:

Fall Season 2015 Manang Aid-post

Pheriche Aid-post

Nepali Patients

200

185

Foreigners

78

95

Total Patients

278

280

Helicopter Evacuations

3

19 (Heli-17, Horse – 2)

AMS Talk Attendees

635

180

Home Visit     

4

0


Number of Patients were decreased this season  by more than 50% due to April 25, 2015 Earthquake and Indian Blockade. Tourism industry is also badly affected though HRA continued its operation.

Both Aid-posts will remain closed during winter. HRA is all set to continue its Aid-post operations in the Spring 2016.

 

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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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