Featured Organization: German Life Saving Association (DLRG)
The Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft E.V. (DLRG) (German Life Saving Association) is a relief organization for life saving in Germany. The DLRG is a non-profit, independent organization based on volunteers.
The most urgent goal of the DLRG is the creation and promotion of all activities used to fight drowning. Additional tasks are:
- Teach swimming and self-rescue to the public
- Educate people about the dangers of swimming and how to avoid them
- Teach and train rescue swimming
- Basic and advanced training in First Aid
- Help and technical safety support for water related activities
- Providing lifeguards at public places
- Perform rescue related exercises and water sports competitions
- Environmental protection at, on and in waters.
- Cooperation with German civil defense, especially concerning floods.
To stay up to date on DLRG news and information follow the DLRG Facebook Page.
DISCLAIMER: The International Surf Lifesaving Association (ISLA) is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the German Life Saving Association, Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft E.V., DLRG, or any of its chapters, subsidiaries, or its affiliates. The official [h3]DLRG[/h3] web site is available at www.dlrg.de.
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