Drowning is serious threat. Hundreds of thousands of 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
Canadian Drowning Report
Canadian Drowning Infographic
Maritimes Drowning Infographic
2018 Canadian Drowning Report.
2018 Maritimes Drowning Report.
Canadian Drowning Report.
Maritimes Drowning Report.
Read the WHO media release and read or download
the Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer.