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Grant Helps Mass Rescue Operations Library Project

London, Thursday, 18th December 2014. The Corporation of Trinity House is supporting a Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) project with a grant to help completion of a comprehensive online reference library to be used as a source of best practice by maritime professionals across the world.

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3rd IMRF APRC Board Meeting Held in China

The 3rd Board Meeting of the IMRF Asia-Pacific Regional Centre (APRC) was held on 11th December 2014 in Tianjin China, at which a number of actions for the work plan 2015 were agreed to help IMRF to develop its business in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Global Drowning Death Figures ‘Disturbing’ and ‘Unacceptable’

London, Monday, 17 November 2014.  The global drowning report released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) is shocking. The worldwide loss of 372,000 lives to drowning each year is both disturbing and unacceptable.

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) welcomes the report for putting the issue firmly on the global health agenda, and wholeheartedly supports its recommendations for improved data, national water safety strategies, tailored programmes and global partnerships.

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Instant Media Puts Pressure on Maritime Search and Rescue Activity

Media pressure, and particularly the posting of unverified stories on social media, has become a significant factor in major maritime search and rescue (SAR) events.

Bruce Reid, CEO of the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), told attendees of the 2rd Asia Pacific Regional Development Meeting that they needed to be prepared for the media onslaught that accompanied SAR incidents and exercises.

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