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NMA representative in Rescue Team

Dr. Nima Namgyal Sherpa - Convener of Mountain Rescue Committee is in Upper Dolpa and Thorang La Region for rescue operation.

Rescue workers safely brought down 37 trekkers, including 12 Nepali support staff, to Muktinath on Friday ( Based on the information provided by TAAN)
  Rescue workers safely brought down 37 trekkers, including 12 Nepali support staff, to Muktinath on Friday. Eight trekkers from France, seven from Germany, three from India, three from Austria, and one each from Australia, Italy, Britain and Switzerland have been rescued from Thorang Pass (5416 meters) to Muktinath on Friday. Similarly, five bodies – two Slovakians . .
Avalanche Updates (Based on The Rising Nepal-17th October, 2014)
Local officials of Mustang And Manang confirmed that 28 people had lost their lives in recent blizzards in these districts and informed that 219 trekkers along with Nepalis, had come to contact with rescue teams on Thursday alone. CDO of Manang, said that 145 foreigners were rescued from Manang and still 10 are missing in the Mananag Snowfall. CDO of Mustang informed that nine . .
Snow Avalanche update (Based on National News Agency)
Heavy snowfall occurred in high Himalaya region due to the effect of Hudhud cyclone entered Nepal from Indian region from early Monday morning. After two days of continuous snowfall in High Himalayan region in Manang and Mustang district at least 24 people were buried to death. Among these 24 people 16 died bodies (9  Nepalese, 3 Israelis, 3 Polish and 1 Vietnamese) were f . .
NMA Representing Nepal in UIAA General Assembly 2014 in USA- 14 Oct
Nepal Mountaineering Association is participating in General Assembly of International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) to be held at Flagstaff of Arizona, USA from 15th-18th October 2014. NMA President Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa, 1st Vice President Mr. Santa Bir Lama, Central Executive Board Member Pemba Dorje Sherpa, special government representatives from Min . .
Support from NRN-Association
Non  Resident  Nepali  Association (NRN-Association)  supported with Rs. 1,00,000/- (One Lakh) to each family of the sixteen families of mountaineers, who lost lives on the avalanche that happened on Everest on 18th April. NRN-Association also supported Rs. 7,68,705/- (Seven lakh sixty-eight thousand seven  hundred  and five) to Mountaineering Disa . .
Loluphera campaign in Rara Lake

As part of Loluphera campaign, a conference was organized at Rara Lake. Secretary for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Suresh Man Shrestha, Joint Secretary Suresh Man Shrestha, Ramesh Dhamala-President of TAAN and General Secretary Thakur Raj Pandey attended the program. Loluphera campaign includes Lomanthang, Lumbini, Phewa Lake and Rara Lake.

NMA's participation in 2014 IFSC Climbing World Cup- 8 Oct
A press conference was organized at Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) in order to give information about NMA's participation in World Cup IFSC Climbing Competition to be held in Mokpo, Korea on 11 and 12 Oct 2014. NMA sent Mr. Niraj Karki and Mr. Pranil Man Shrestha as athletes and Mr. Prem Gurung as Sport Manager for the competition. Mr. Karki is the winner of NMA IFSC C . .
More donation for Mountaineering Disaster Relief and Educational Support Fund
Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) is deeply committed to working for the welfare of mountaineering expedition workers, their families and communities. Following the loss of the lives of 16 climbing Sherpas on Mt. Everest in the avalanche that occurred on 18 April 2014, the NMA has been working to provide support for the families directly affected by this tragedy and a . .
IInd edition of CLIMATE+CHANGE exhibition lunched at International Mountain Museum- 27 Sep
On occasion of 35th world tourism day on 27th September 2014, IInd edition of Climate + Change - a dynamic exhibition exploring the effect of climate change on the Hindu Kush Himalayan region launched at International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara. This exhibition was jointly inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Peter W. Bodde, US Ambassador to Nepal, Mr. Bishwo Prakash Pandit, Secretary . .
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