Nepal Earthquake

  A magnitude 7.8 earthquake stuck 80km northwest of Kathmandu on the morning of Saturday 25th April. Devastation is widespread with the death toll of 2500 only expected to rise. IPPG has volunteer doctors and Nepali staff in our rescue posts in Machermo and Gokyo in the Everest region of Nepal. We’ve now had contact […]

2014 Donations

    IPPG UK trustees would like to express their gratitude to everyone who has kindly donated to IPPG during 2014 either directly or via MyDonate*. Please note that any gift aid reclaimed is not included below. Previous years donations can be viewed at Our Donors & Supporters

Pre-Monsoon 2014 Machermo & Gokyo season report

Thanks to the volunteers of the Pre-Monsoon 2014 ( Dr Emma Lloyd-Davies, Dr Megan Higgins, Dr Tom Chivers, Alice Brooker, Mark Sears, Helen Shipley, , Emily Brown) who did a great job of running the IPPG rescue post. Check out their report for the best questions and more. The Best questions asked Is it safe […]

Photo Exhibition “Die kleinen Menschen, die die großen Lasten tragen”

Photo Exhibition “Die kleinen Menschen, die die großen Lasten tragen” (The small people carrying the large loads) by Robert Lessmann will be shown from the  8th of August till 30th of August at: Infozentrum Naturpark-Altmühltal Notre Dame 1 85072 Eichstätt Germany For more information: http://www.eichstaett.de/veranstaltungen/die_kleinen_menschen_die_dieg-116638-8594304/

Neglect still happens

Two trekkers have contacted IPPG recently, distressed by porter mistreatment they saw up in Langtang, Nepal: “on the Langtang trail we repeatedly saw porters in flip flops bearing loads that had to exceed 30 kg. On 7th November 2013 we saw a group of about 20 French trekkers who had some of the worst clothed […]

2013 Donors & Fundraisers

Thank you to all who fundraised and donated to IPPG during 2013. Details can be found on our donors & supporters page. http://www.ippg.net/tx//how-you-can-help/our-donors-supporters/

Machermo & Gokyo Post Monsoon 2013 End of Season Report.

Thanks to all the volunteers for their hard work during the testing 2013 Post Monsoon Season. You can read their full report here >> Post Monsoon 2013 End of Season Report In it you’ll find “Best Questions asked”  and more …. My Guide says it is not safe to wash at altitude. Is this correct? (we […]

Welcome to our new reps in Taiwan and Pakistan!

Sharon Tu, IPPG rep for Taiwan, is very actively working to improve the lot of the porters of Taiwan. The porters are mainly aboriginal Taiwanese. Sharon has posted a youtube video on the porters of Taiwan (in Taiwanese). Sharon has also been concerned with improving the search and rescue organisation for the mountains of Taiwan. Zahid Hussain Rajput and […]

WMT Expedition Medicine Chamonix Course raises €410 for IPPG

Thanks to everyone who took part in the raffle to raise funds for IPPG at the recent Wilderness Medical Training expedition medicine course in Chamonix

Thanks to the Junior Anaesthetists of Wales for their £500 donation

Thanks to the Junior Anaesthetists of Wales for their £500 donation raised through a raffle at their recent annual conference.  http://www.junioranaesthetistsofwales.org.uk/ http://www.facebook.com/anaesthetists Their help is greatly appreciated and the donation will go towards the building of a much needed porters shelter in Gokyo, Nepal.