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DROWNING  | Published: 18 August 2021

Drowning at Cape Town Harbour

At 22h00, Tuesday, 17 August, NSRI Table Bay duty crew and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) water rescue network were activated following reports of a drowning in progress in the Port of Table Bay, E Berth, at the Cruise ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 13 June 2021

Fatal drowning at Herolds Bay

Mike Vonk, NSRI Herolds Bay deputy station commander, said:At 14h52, Saturday, 12 June, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Herolds Bay where a man was caught in strong rip currents while swimming.The ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 29 April 2021

NSRI: UN resolution on drowning prevention will see 25th July observed as 'World Drowning Prevention Day”

National Sea Rescue InstituteMedia Release – immediate29th April 2021NSRI: UN resolution on drowning prevention will see 25th July observed as 'World Drowning Prevention Day” The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) welcomes the UN resolution on drowning prevention. On Wednesday 28th ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 7 April 2021

La Mercy – Fatal drowning

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said:At 15h10, Monday, 5 April, NSRI Ballito duty crew, Netcare 911 ambulance services, Ethekwini Municipal lifeguards, SA Police Services, KZN Government Health EMS, local C.E.R.T (Community Emergency Response Team) members and Ethekwini Metro Police ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 31 March 2021

Gwaing River Mouth – Teenager missing:

Garth Dominy, NSRI Wilderness station commander, said:At 12h51, Tuesday, 30 March, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Gwaing River Mouth.NSRI rescue swimmers responded to the scene in our NSRI rescue vehicle ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 11 March 2021

Drowning is silent

Due to a surge in fatal drownings during the middle of February, we’re once again urging members of the public to please take care in or near water and ask that caregivers and parents keep an eye on their children ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 15 February 2021

NSRI: Drowning - the silent killer 

National Sea Rescue InstituteMedia release: Immediate 15th February 2021NSRI: Drowning - the silent killer Drowning is quick and silent. It's not like you see in the movies. No yelling, no waving. Just a silent gasping for air and 20 to ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 15 February 2021

Lifeguards save a young lady from drowning at Table View Beach

At 19h05, Saturday, 13th February, NSRI Table Bay and NSRI Melkbosstrand duty crew and the CoCT (City of Cape Town) joint water rescue group were activated following reports from a CoCT (City of Cape Town) Law Enforcement officer of a ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 1 February 2021

Glendale - Fatal drowning:

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said:At 14h15, Sunday, 31 January, NSRI Ballito duty crew were activated following a call for assistance for a drowning in progress in the Glendale area in the Umvoti river.NSRI Ballito rescue swimmers, with swift ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 2 January 2021

Saturday, 2 January. Man missing - Kaaimans River Mouth. Fatal drowning - Hermanus:

KAAIMANS RIVER MOUTH:Garth Dominy, NSRI Wilderness station commander, said:At 13h18, Saturday, 2 January, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at the Kaaimans River Mouth, Wilderness.Eye-witnesses reported one man in difficulty in the surf ...

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