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Drowning prevention is a key priority for the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS), the Royal Life Saving Society, and their member organisations such as Lifesaving South Africa (LSA).
Dubai: It's time to make swimming lessons or water safety a mandatory part of the school curriculum to prevent child deaths due to drowning, some parents and advocates said.
Saad Edhi of the Edhi Foundation said that at least four rescue divers from his organisation are busy searching bodies of drowning victims.
The high tides of the sea swept away over a dozen people in last one week raising alarm about the mounting death toll by drowning in the city.
In Quezon, at least three, two of them children, died in separate drowning cases on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.
Although Electric Shock Drowning can occur virtually in any location where electricity is provided near water, the majority of Electric Shock Drowning deaths have occurred in public and private marinas and docks.
Karachi Municipal Corporation's Emergency Response Center's lifeguards save drowning individuals, recover dead bodies of drowned individuals, and provide first aid care to injured victims of near-drowning and road traffic accidents on the road along the various beaches.
On average, drowning is responsible for 10 deaths per day in the United States and over 3,800 deaths annually.
com)-- Golden State Lifeguards, based in Woodland Hills, CA has resumed its aggressive drowning prevention and awareness campaign with the goal of reducing deaths that are needless yet preventable in the San Fernando Valley.
Research from the Water Incident Database shows that around a quarter of all adult drowning victims have alcohol in their bloodstream and of all 18 - 21 year old drowning victims, a third had alcohol in their system.
THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) HAS identified drowning as one of 10 leading causes of death for children and young people in a report into its global prevalence.
per cent of global drowning deaths, the World Health Organization