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Saving lives

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Commonwealth Drowning Prevention

Royal Life Saving Society

Drowning is one of the biggest causes of preventable death in the world today, accounting for 360,000 fatalities every year.

The Royal Life Saving Society – Commonwealth Drowning Prevention is working to eliminate drowning in the Commonwealth. With active Member Branches in 29 Commonwealth Nations, we aim to reduce the incidence of drowning around the world by developing community-based drowning prevention strategies and lifesaving education programmes, and providing advice and education to Governments, NGOs and individuals on the development of water skills.

 

Recent News

Call for Officials for the 2019 RLSS Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving

5 November 2018

Would you like to volunteer to officiate at the 2019 RLSS Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving being held in Leeds, UK from 21st to 23rd November 2019? Share emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPrintTumblr

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Dates and venue for 2019 Festival of Lifesaving announced

15 August 2018

We are pleased to announce that RLSS UK, hosts of the 2019 Festival of Lifesaving have confirmed that the event will be held from 21st to 23rd November 2019, in Leeds and this will be the second Festival in the new format. Share emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPrintTumblr

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RLSS/ILS Asia Pacific Drowning Prevention Workshop

6 August 2018

Following on from the recent RLSS Development Workshops held in Africa in 2017 and the Caribbean earlier this year, in partnership with the ILS Asia Pacific Region, our member branch The Life Saving Society Malaysia (LSSM) hosted the Asia Pacific Drowning Prevention Workshop from 31st July through to 2nd August. Share emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPrintTumblr

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