ARTICLES RELATING TO RESCUE OPERATIONS

Plucked to safety

2020-01-17 15:25

A cattle herder miraculously survived after being pushed over a cliff near Wartburg.

Table Mountain rescues reached record high in 2016

2017-01-03 06:06

Rescuers have been busier than ever on Table Mountain in 2016, with a record number of hikers needing help, Wilderness Search and Rescue says.

Man rescued after week at sea to be reunited with family

2016-09-27 15:17

A Vermont man who has been rescued by a passing freighter after spending a week at sea in a life raft will be reunited with his family in Boston, while his mother is still unaccounted for and presumed dead.

Eastern Cape man helps save entangled whales

2015-04-22 16:39

An Eastern Cape lodge owner has helped save a humpback whale and her calf after they became entangled in fishing ropes off the coast of Oyster Bay.

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US tornado search and rescue teams

Watch footage of the Oklahoma National Guard Airmen from the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron performing search and rescue missions at night using thermal imaging technology.

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Newborn baby rescued from pit toilet in KZN

2018-05-10 12:48

A newborn baby has been rescued from a pit toilet in Umlazi, Durban, after the mother gave birth while apparently relieving herself.

Strong winds hamper removal of man’s body off Table Mountain

2016-12-06 18:10

Strong winds are hampering the removal of the body of a man who fell to his death from Table Mountain.

Missing woman’s family hails helpful unit

2016-08-03 10:27

The family of the woman who went missing in the flash flood in Durban on July 25 has praised the hard work of Pietermaritzburg search and rescue officer Karl Gous and his dog Chas.

Crash? EU cars will dial own SOS

2014-02-28 07:58

The European Union has called for an EU-wide emergency system, eCall, in all cars to activate after a crash and transmit an SOS call - anywhere in Europe.

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