NMA’s Response to the Annapurna Avalanche

January 20, 2020
 

The avalanche hit part of the Mount Annapurna circuit trekking route after heavy snowfall on 19th January 2020. On 20th January 2020, a search investigation initiated by Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation (MoCTCA), with the support of Nepal Army Rescue Team went to Annapurna Base Camp in search of four Korean citizens and three Nepali citizens who were missing from four days in avalanche at Annapurna Base Camp. Mr. Santa Bir Lama President of Nepal Mountaineering Association, Mr. Cholendra Karki 1st Vice President of Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN) Mr. Chaya Lal Moktan Representative from Department of Tourism, Korean Ambassador to Nepal, Chief District Officer & Deputy Inspector General of Kaski District were also in the search team.

 
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