The mountain's Nepalese camp will relocate after climate change and erosion, including streams of human pee, have made its current location unsafe.
Since 2019, Indigenous tribes in villages near the glacier had warned local authorities about the dangers of rampant development in the ecologically fragile region.
The glacial burst triggered flash floods and an avalanche that have left at least 15 people dead, while 170 are missing.
The teenager reportedly survived by eating two containers of butter and drinking water off of wet clothes for several days.
Protesters clashed with police in the streets of Kathmandu on Wednesday as frustration grows over the stalled progress of relief efforts.