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False Bay 2
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 18 April 2022

Incidents around the coastline and inland

NSRI Witbank duty crew were activated to assist Police at the Klein Olifants River, near to the Mhluzi lower water bridge, near to Middleberg, also the NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were alerted to eye-witness reports a yellow kayak adrift a ...

Station 6 PE 01
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 18 April 2022

Gqeberha – Boat capsizes, 1 man rescued but sadly his dog is deceased:

At 06h49, Saturday, 16 April, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a boat in distress in the Swartkops River Mouth and the eye-witness could see one man in distress in the water. ...

KZN Floods 2
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 14 April 2022

Update on the emergency response to the flooding

Condolences are conveyed to the families who have lost loved ones during the flooding. Our thoughts are with those families who have loved ones who are still missing. Our thoughts are with those who are displaced. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 April 2022

Flood Related emergency response

NSRI stations along the KZN coastline are continuing to assist, along with the emergency services, in multiple flood related incidents, along the KZN coastline and inland, caused by heavy rainfall. ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 11 April 2022

Plettenberg Bay – Injured hiker airlifted to hospital:

At 13h48, Sunday, 10 April, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a hiker injured on the Kranshoek Cairnbrogie Farm hiking trail. ...

Station 40 St Lucia 01
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 11 April 2022

St Lucia – 1 fisherman rescued, 1 fisherman missing:

At 07h08, Sunday, 10 April, NSRI St Lucia duty crew were activated following reports of 2 fishermen fallen overboard a local commercial fishing boat in the surfline at Mapelane Bay. ...

Station 5 Durban 01
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 6 April 2022

Patient evacuation off a motor vessel in Durban and a patient evacuation off a fishing vessel in Gqeberha

NSRI Durban duty crew and Netcare 911 ambulance services were placed on alert at 07h26, Tuesday, 5 April, to prepare to meet a motor vessel bulk carrier later in the day off-shore of the Port of Durban to patient evacuate ...

RESCUES  | Published: 4 April 2022

Mountain rescues: A higher calling

NSRI crews are sometimes called to assist with mountain rescues. We look at what’s required to execute these sometimes risky missions. ...

REPORTS  | Published: 4 April 2022

Looking back at 2021

Over 1 100 lives were saved by the NSRI in 2021, through responsive station rescues, public Pink Rescue Buoy rescues, and proactive lifeguarding initiatives. In addition to this, many more were and still are going to be saved thanks to ...

Station 34 Yzerfontein 02
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 30 March 2022

Yacht aground in Dassen Island

At 04h30, Monday, 28 March, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew were activated following reports of a yacht run aground at Dassen Island, West Coast. ...

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