The SeaSafe project is being implemented by the Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB) in collaboration with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation.
Starting from 2012, the aim of the project is to reduce the risk of drowning in the coastal area of Cox’s Bazar
Drowning is the leading cause of death in Bangladesh, claiming over 19,000 lives each year, of them 14,000 are children. National and international tourists visit Cox’s Bazar beaches and the communities living in coastal areas are particularly
at high risk of drowning. Lack of trained lifeguards, survival swimming lessons and water safety knowledge led towards implementation of SeaSafe project in Cox’s Bazar (Laboni, Shugandha and Kolatoli beach points and the coastal
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