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EDUCATION  | Published: 15 May 2021

NSRI: World Water Safety Day – drowning a leading cause of death in toddlers – is your home safe?

National Sea Rescue InstituteMedia release: Immediate 15th May 2021NSRI: World Water Safety Day – drowning a leading cause of death in toddlers – is your home safe?Drowning is a leading cause of death in toddlers. The places that toddlers face ...

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EDUCATION  | 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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EDUCATION  | Published: 11 March 2021

Meet Survival Swimming instructors Kim Abrahams and Ally Wates

Kim Abrahams and Ally Wates are involved in two different arms of NSRI’s Survival Swimming initiative. Kim is a paid professional and gives instruction in the long course on offer, and Ally is involved with the pop-up classes that have ...

Swimming Monitor
EDUCATION  | 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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EDUCATION  | 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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EDUCATION  | Published: 3 February 2021

NSRI Media Release: Pink is for boys, our buoys, says NSRI of new lifesaving campaign 

National Sea Rescue Institute Press Release: Immediate 3rd February 2021 NSRI Media Release: Pink is for boys, our buoys, says NSRI of new lifesaving campaign With many of our beaches opening up again, those heading back to our sandy shores ...

Swimming Monitor
EDUCATION  | Published: 23 December 2020

Swimming Monitor - ON DUTY

Watching children when they are swimming is the best way to prevent a drowning. A person who is drowning is unable to call for help. Which makes it obvious that if you are not watching children while they are swimming ...

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EDUCATION  | Published: 3 December 2020

The Science of Rips by Plymouth University

This video is a recording of a rip current workshop that Plymouth University did with NSRI, City of Cape Town professional Lifeguards, Lifesaving Cape Town and Lifesaving South Africa. This edit of the meeting contains the science of rip currents ...

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EDUCATION  | Published: 30 November 2020

Zululand Observer demonstrates the dangers of sudden drop in seabed level..

The Zululand Observer recently posted an article demonstrating the dangers of a sudden drop in Seabed level in response to recent drownings in Richards Bay.The depth of the water at some places, including T-jetty, is deceptive as the seabed suddenly ...

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EDUCATION  | Published: 15 October 2020

SA Water Safety Symposium

If you have an interest in South African water safety please join us for the first NSRI water safety symposium. We will bring together individuals from organisations who are active in the South African drowning prevention sector four times a ...

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