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NSRI CEO Dr Cleeve Robertson was on Cape Talk this morning discussing water safety and education with Kieno Kammies. You can listen to the 6 minute interview by clicking here.Here are some of the main points that Dr Robertson covered in the interview:'The NSRI will work together with the Western Cape Education Department to develop a water safety programme for young children.' — Dr Cleeve Robertson, CEO of the National Sea Rescue Institute'Child drowning is a leading cause of death for children younger than five, most of which are fresh water incidents.' — Dr Cleeve Robertson, CEO of the National Sea Rescue Institute'We approached the department and they were very receptive to the concept.' — Dr Cleeve Robertson, CEO of the National Sea Rescue Institute'They will include the WaterWise programme in the basic education curriculum. It a huge step to achieving water safety in South Africa.' — Dr Cleeve Robertson, CEO of the National Sea Rescue Institute'I'm sure other provinces will follow suit.' — Dr Cleeve Robertson, CEO of the National Sea Rescue Institute.Dr Cleeve Robertson. NSRI CEO Dr Cleeve Robertson.
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