KATHMANDU, March 27: Five flights have been scheduled to fly to Lukla tomorrow morning to rescue the tourists who have left stranded there following the enforcement of nationwide lockdown by the government as an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) said.
ELAZIG, Turkey, Jan 26: Rescue teams working through the night in sub-zero temperatures pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey’s disaster authority said on Sunday, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country’s east rose to 31.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government suspended the search for the missing trekkers in the Annapurna region on Thursday citing renewed snowfall and difficulties in digging through the hardened avalanche debris. Officials said the search will resume possibly in March. The rescuers have already identified a gorge where the trekkers might be buried.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The government has suspended search and rescue operation for four South Korean trekkers and three Nepali guides who have gone missing following an avalanche in Annapurna region since Monday.
Kathmandu, Jan 22: The government on Tuesday morning sent a helicopter equipped with a high-tech device to the Annapurna Base Camp area to detect the possible location of the trekkers, who are missing after a massive avalanche in the region last week.
DAMAK, Jan 5: Fifteen street children were rescued from Damak of Jhapa district on Saturday. The children were rescued under the campaign of the State government to make State no.1 free of street children.
NAGANO, JAPAN, Oct 14: Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, as officials warned of more rain later in the day.
ABACO, BAHAMAS, Sept 5: When Hurricane Dorian hit Sylvia Cottis’ home at a beach club in the Bahamas, the fearsome Category 5 storm blew out the supposedly hurricane-proof windows, turning the glass into razor-sharp shrapnel that opened a wide gash on her knee.
FREEPORT, BAHAMAS, Sept 4: Rescuers trying to reach drenched and stunned victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas fanned out across a blasted landscape of smashed and flooded homes Wednesday, while disaster relief organizations rushed to bring in food and medicine. The official death toll stood at seven but was certain to rise.
FREEPORT, BAHAMAS, Sept 4: Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain’s Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Constraint of resources and lack of planning continue to hit the rescue, relief and rehabilitation works as the provincial governments fail to bring measures to cope up with the rising disasters.
KATHMANDU, July 14: State Affairs Committee of the Parliament (SAC) has directed the government to relocate the people caught in floods and landslides and to make necessary arrangements to prevent the loss of additional lives and poperty.
SURKHET, July 12: On July 1, Pasang Futik Tamang of remote Chitai village in Mugum Karmarong Rural Municipality-1, in Mugu district delivered her baby at home. The nearest health center is five hours on foot from her home. In lack of transport service, visiting the health center was out of question, so she gave birth at home.
BAJURA, June 10: Sarita Rokaya, 24, of Rajali, Badimalika municipality- 3 who was injured after being hit by a falling rock on Sunday has been rescued by an airplane and sent to the Nepalgunj-based Kohalpur Medical College.
PITHORAGARH, June 5: Indian authorities will likely take around ten days to recover the bodies of five missing climbers believed to have been killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, government and police officials said.
PARIS, May 10: Two French soldiers were killed in a night-time rescue of four foreign hostages including two French citizens from the clutches of a militant group described as “terrorists” by the military.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Forty-nine women have been rescued from a correction home based in Bishnumati of Budhanilkantha municipality-5. The Nepal Police Headquarters said the police intervened in the Kripaghar Correction Center and rescued the women residing there as it was found to be operating against the standard.
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Lawmakers speaking in the meeting of the House of Representatives today have drawn the attention of the government to the need of managing relief to the flood and landslide affected people at the earliest.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) and the Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) have demanded that rescue operation for tourists be made easier and faster.
KATHMANDU, July 31: A taskforce formed to launch an investigation into fake rescue operations conducted by trekking companies in collusion with private hospitals and helicopter operators have recommended action against eight trekking companies, four hospital and three helicopter companies.
MOSCOW, July 24: The pullout of the White Helmets from Syria, carried out by Israel on the US' and Canada’s request, reveals “true colors and hypocrisy” of the controversial group, showing who actually controls it, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Twenty one Nepali girls who were working illegally in two famous strip clubs of Westlands in Nairobi, Kenya were rescued after a raid operation, according to Kenya’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
MAE SAI, July 9: Thai authorities said the second phase of the operation to rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave was underway Monday, a day after four of the 12 boys were pulled from the complex after more than two weeks underground.
MAE SAI, July 8: Rescuers in northern Thailand on Sunday extracted four members of a youth soccer team from the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an ongoing operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach.
MAE SAI, July 8: The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that “today is D-Day.”
THAM LUANG CAVE, July 8: Thai authorities on Sunday said they plan to evacuate an area around a cave in northern Thailand where a dozen boys and their soccer coach have been trapped so that a “rescue operation” can take place.
POKHARA/ROLPA, July 8: Preliminary investigation by security authorities has blamed accident-prone area and sluggish rescue work for the death of construction workers in the tragic tipper accident in upper Mustang on Friday.
THAILAND, July 4: Thai authorities said Navy Seals and cave diving experts would begin teaching the 12 boys trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand how to swim and dive either from Wednesday (July 4) or Thursday, before heavy rain falls as forecast over the coming days.