Drowning Reports

Drowning is a serious threat. An estimated one million people drown every year. Population projections mean that the problem is going to get worse, especially in developing countries.

Counting victims does not save lives or reduce drowning - but understanding the magnitude of the problem and identifying the risk factors does allow lifesaving organizations to provide effective prevention actions to the highest risk populations, locations and activities.

Read about the link between medical conditions and fatal drownings in Canada a 10-year cross-sectional analysis

Click here to view the 2021 Maritimes Drowning Report.

Click here to view  the Canadian Drowning Prevention Plan, 8th Edition

Click here to view the 2020 Canadian Drowning Report.



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