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National Geographic


From an enduring seven weeks in the Andes to a daring cave rescue, this brand new series shares ultimate survival tales.

When sixteen men are trapped in the Andes for more than 10 weeks watching friends and family die around them with no sign of rescue, what pushes them to survive? What compels rescuers to risk their own lives to lead session after session of marathon search operations to find adventurers lost in remote underground caves?

This brand new series offers a personal look at some of the most incredible rescue stories. Told by the survivors and rescuers involved, we see what inspires these individuals to keep going when hope is gone. The heroism, sacrifice and bravery on the part of both survivors and rescuers are moving, powerful examples of human will and determination.

After their plane crashes deep in the Andes, survivors must break taboos and find the unwavering determination to live while waiting 72 days for rescue in Alive in the Andes. Finding themselves trapped beneath the rubble of a demolished car park after their train has crashed, Kyoichi Yoshida and Junko Suzuki, miraculously defy the odds in Osaka Train Crash. In Cave Rescue, dedicated rescuers launch exhausting missions in remote caves and painfully cold underground rivers to find lost cavers in southern France.


  • Trapped: Kedarnath
    A struggle for survival! Witness heart-wrenching stories of people who were caught amidst the chaos, experiencing nature’s wrath and striving hard to save themselves and their loved ones.
  • Trapped: Case Rescue
  • Trapped: Osaka Train Crash
    An out of control commuter train flies off the tracks and crashes into an Osaka building, Japan. This is the astonishing story of the survivors and the heroism of the rescuers workers who saved them.
  • Trapped: Alive In The Andes
    A plane crashed into the Andes Mountains but rescue only came 72 days later. Learn how 16 out of the 32 survivors cope with the harsh temperatures.
  • Trapped: Earthquake Rapid Response
    On 8 Oct 2005, a massive earthquake strikes Islamabad, Pakistan. Will the rescue team be able to save the survivors trapped beneath the rubble?
  • Trapped: Hurricane Hospital
    With Hurricane Katrina approaching New Orleans, see how the doctors and nurses successfully evacuate the critically ill patients at Tulane Hospital.
  • Trapped: Ocean Emergency
    A Canadian military team is pushed to the limit saving the crew members of cargo ship Camilla, which has a dead engine, and is in the path of a cyclone.
  • Trapped: Cave Rescue