A series of avalanches claimed the lives of four skiers and snowboaders over the weekend on mountain slopes in Nagano and Niigata prefectures.

Those missing are believed to be near the Annapurna trail, a route located about 100 miles northwest of the capital of Katmandu, where October is peak trekking season because of the favorable weath

At least 85 climbers are still unaccounted for after a blizzard dumped snow and triggered avalanches along a mountain trekking route popular with backpackers, the Trekking Agencies' Association of

Provincial Disaster Management Authority, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (PDMA-KP) and Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC) in Bangkok have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that sets forth a framework

Mountaineering tourism in Nepal faces a threat from global warming as melting glaciers feed the risk of more deadly disasters such as the avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 people last month

The Seven Summits Actions for Sustainable Society (SSASS) is to donate $100,000 for the education of the children of the 13 mountaineering guides killed and three missing in the Everest avalanche a

The government has decided to provide a financial assistance of Rs 500,000 each to the families of those killed in the avalanche at Mount Everest base camp on April 18.

An avalanche has martyred four soldiers while 22 others have been rescued after heroic efforts by the Army.

The disastrous Seti flash flood that claimed 72 lives and left dozens homeless less than two years ago was the result of a rockslide in the Seti-River gorge which created an artificial reservoir, a

The UNISDR’s early assessment of disaster trends across Asia for 2012 shows that flood event mortality has declined, but economic losses remained significant. Asia is the most disaster-prone region in the world, with 36% of worldwide reported disasters occurring there from 2000-2011.