Germany: 549 people saved in 2003

In the year 2003 61,600 lifesavers of the German Lifesaving Federation (DLRG) lifeguarded 2,25 million hours voluntarily on the Germans coasts and at inland waters.

Canada National Drowning Trends Report

The Lifesaving Society of Canada published its National Drowning Trends Report. This report profiles drownings and water-related fatalities in Canada for 1996 through 2000.