ARTICLES RELATING TO SEARCH AND RESCUE

3 rescued off rock after being trapped by high tide

2015-07-05 12:31

Three people, including two children, have been rescued after the spring high tide left them trapped on a rock at Pacaltsdorp, near George, the NSRI says.

Search for missing woman called off, yacht returns to Durban

2015-06-21 14:46

A desperate search for a woman who is believed to have fallen off a yacht has not been successful and her husband has since sailed back to Durban.

Body found on mountain not missing Muizenberg hiker - police

2015-06-18 17:46

The body recovered from Table Mountain may be that of a man reported missing at the Camps Bay police station three days ago, police say.

Boogie boarder rescued in high seas

2015-05-30 19:22

A man had a two hour boogie boarding ordeal in the heavy seas of Cape Town before being rescued by the NSRI.

Search for Cape Town hiker called off

2015-05-25 17:19

The search for Muizenberg resident Taro Spies has been called off after 11 days of combing areas around Table Mountain.

Cape Town boy found alive under boat

2015-05-19 15:46

A collective sigh of relief has swept through the Hangberg Community Centre after reports were received that missing Byron Baron had been found.

Two holidaymakers swept away by waves while snapping pics of the view

2015-05-18 08:49

Two holidaymakers from Gauteng have suffered multiple fractures and lacerations after waves swept both to sea in Plettenberg Bay, the NSRI says.

Toddler drowns in Hartbeespoort Dam on Mother's Day

2015-05-11 09:26

A family outing to the Hartbeespoort Dam has ended in tragedy after a toddler presumably drowned when a rubber duck overturned.

No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

2015-04-26 20:31

There is still time to save lives - that's why governments and aid agencies have rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.

Durban fishermen rescued from island

2015-04-05 20:32

Six fishermen had to be rescued after a high tide cut them off from the mainland in Durban, the NSRI says.

 

Search for missing woman scaled down

2015-06-22 12:21

THE search for 58-year-old Carly Hill, who went missing from a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth on Friday last week, has been scaled down.

Search suspended for woman reported missing off yacht

2015-06-19 22:57

Search and rescue teams will resume their search for a woman reported missing off a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth, in KwaZulu-Natal, at first light, the NSRI says.

7-year-old Limpopo girl still missing

2015-06-09 15:48

Police are still searching for missing seven-year-old child, Leago Mohlahla, helped by residents, the police's K9 unit as well as search and rescue officials.

Park boss and wife injured in buffalo attack

2015-05-28 15:57

The chief executive of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and his wife have been airlifted after an encounter with a buffalo.

Malaysia orders search-and-rescue for migrants

2015-05-21 22:10

Four Malaysian navy ships have begun searching the seas for stranded boat people, in the first official rescue operation since desperate migrants started washing onto Southeast Asia's shores.

Search for missing Cape Town hiker enters fifth day

2015-05-18 18:27

The search for a Muizenberg man has continued in a scaled-down format around Table Mountain, marking the fifth day of searching since he disappeared while out on a hike.

Search for Cape Town hiker enters fourth day

2015-05-17 17:48

The parents and brother of 25-year-old Taro Spies are helping with an extensive search around Table Mountain after he went missing while out on a hike.

Hiker airlifted to hospital after fall in nature reserve

2015-05-07 19:08

A rescue team came to the aid of a 79-year-old Krugersdorp man who had sustained a head injury after falling during a hike in Plettenberg Bay.

Ten-year-old boy saved from the surf

2015-04-06 15:32

A ten-year-old boy had a close shave after a strong rip current swept him out beyond the shore break while swimming near Blythedale on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast.

Family rescued after being trapped at Eastern Cape camping site

2015-04-05 18:23

A family with two sick children had to be rescued from a camping site near Jeffrey’s Bay after a swollen Berg River blocked their only route out.

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