To facilitate tourists during bandhs or strikes the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), in collaboration with the Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA), has formed the Tourism Crisis Cell (TCC) . The Tourism Crisis Cell begins operation from today. For the safety and security of tourists during strikes, the Nepalese tourism agencies have decided to operate under a one-door policy and serve them through the TCC. The special cell will be working together with embassies and diplomatic missions, local police and other security agencies for rescue purposes. The hotline numbers of Tourism Crisis Cell are – 4442555(telephone) and 9751044088(mobile) .