Earthquake in Nepal

International relief operations are being coordinated by ECHO, UNDAC and OCHA Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (external links).


March 1-3, 2016 in Cannes, France. ICAR will be present with a delegation of the Executive Board including speakers of our four Technical Commissions (external link).

International Mountain Rescue Physician Seminar

November 7, 2015 in Innsbruck, Austria. Organized by our member organizations ÖBRD, ÖGAHM, EURAC and the Medical University of Innsbruck (external link).

ICAR 2015 Convention

October 13-17, 2015 in Killarney, Ireland. Registration is open now. Take advantage of reduced early bird rates and register before June 26, 2015. Fly into Cork, Shannon or Dublin (external link).

SLF Seminar on Avalanches and Law

June 1-3, 2015 in Davos, Switzerland. Organized by our member Swiss Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research WSL-SLF. The conference languages will be German, French and Italian (external link).

ICAR visits Mountain Rescue in China

March 20-24, 2015. Invited by the Chinese Mountaineering Association CMA, ICAR (Dan Halvorsen and Pascal Zufferey) visit Wenzhou, China to participate in the International Rescue Exchange Program.

Swedish Avalanche Forecasting Service starts 2016

March 2015, Information from Per-Olov Wikberg, National Coordinator Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Mountain Safety Council (ICAR member) and Leader of the ICAR Sub-Commission Prevention.

Training Exchange Project in Kayseri, Turkey

March 2015, video clip about the co-funded project of the European Union and the Republic of Turkey, with participation of our member Österreichische Bergrettung ÖBRD (external link).

Avalanche Awareness and Safety with Thibaud Duchosal

March 2015, video clip of our member organization ANENA (external link).

Sarontar: Situational Awareness plus Command and Control of Rescue Forces in Alpine Regions

February 2015, news report on the Sarontar project (satellite support for alpine rescue) supported by the ESA (European Space Agency) through their ARTES program (external link).

Snow and Avalanches

January 2015, prevention DVD available for sale in the webshop of our member organization ANENA (in French, English subtitles). Look for the product named "DVD Neige et Avalanches" (external link).

ICAR Convention Videos

December 2014, videos about the ICAR 2014 Convention in South Lake Tahoe (NV) USA, including all video footage from previous years, provided by Topograph Media (external link).

Avalanche Exercise Down Under

June 2014, video clip provided by our member organization Land SAR NZ (Peter Zimmer), some of you may recognize the gentleman who is doing the narrations... (external link).

Time is Life - Medical Training in Avalanche Rescue

December 2007, DVD, 78 minutes, in English, Croatian, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Slovak, Slovenian & Spanish. About all medical aspects of avalanche accidents (external link).