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Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal has efficiently managed its Aid-posts Manang and Pheriche in the Fall Season 2013. 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. Sandrine Marie Royer Canada, Dr. Charlotte Molly McEwan UK and Dr. Justin Thomas Pitman USA volunteered  in Manang Aid-post in fall 2013.

Likewise, Dr. Daniel Wing USA, Dr. Sara Burnham Wing USA, Dr. Hong Chong USA, Ms. Michelle USA and Dr. Nicholas Kanaan USA  volunteered  in Pheriche Aid-post in fall 2013.

Given below is a brief statistics of medical facilities and assistance provided from the Aid-post during fall season -2013: 

Fall Season 2013                      Manang Aid-post       Pheriche Aid-post      

Nepali Patients                                         498                              351                           

Foreigners                                                180                               245                                        

Total Patients                                          678                               596

Helicopter Evacuations                                 07                               24                                        

AMS Talk Attendees                                  1691                            709

Home Visit                                                  12                               04

Both Aid-posts will remain closed for the winter. HRA is all set to continue its Aid-post operations in the Spring 2014.

(News Prepared by Bhuwan  Acharya)

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