ARTICLES RELATING TO SEARCH AND RESCUE

Uncle jumps into ocean with pink rescue buoy, helps save two drowning teens

2020-01-14 15:15

A quick-thinking man from Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape has used a pink rescue buoy at the beach to help save two teenagers who were swept out to sea, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute.

UPDATE | Names of Tau Lekoa mine disaster victims released after last body recovered

2019-12-08 11:54

The final casualty in the Tau Lekoa mine disaster near Orkney, North West, has been located and was being retrieved, Village Main Reef Limited has confirmed.

Body believed to be of missing George mother recovered, search continues for young daughter

2019-10-26 18:53

A body believed to be that of missing Heidi Scheepers has been recovered after it was spotted floating in the water off Herolds Bay, Southern Cape police say.

Police divers join intensified search for missing Southern Cape mother, daughter

2019-10-25 11:39

Police divers from Mossel Bay have been called in as rescue efforts intensify to find a missing mother and her daughter from Herolds Bay, Southern Cape police say.

PICS | Car found at bottom of cliff as search for missing mom, children continues

2019-10-24 15:18

A vehicle has been found at the bottom of a sea cliff as the search for a missing mother and her two children in Herolds Bay continues.

NSRI's floating stretcher earns finalist spot for international award

2019-08-07 06:18

A floating stretcher that the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) designed to extricate hikers has earned it a finalist spot for an international maritime award.

Girl, 9, swept away while swimming with friends in Durban river

2019-02-15 15:30

A nine-year-old girl has been swept away by the current while swimming in a river with her friends in Umlazi, south of Durban.

Several drownings, some close rescues during New Year's Day festivities across SA

2019-01-02 17:01

While the majority of South Africans safely enjoyed their New Year's Day celebrations at the sea or near a pool, some were struck by tragedy, while others were saved by strangers and lifeguards.

Searches continue for drowning victims at KZN beaches

2018-12-28 13:19

The search for drowning victims at KwaZulu-Natal beaches has resumed, according to provincial police.

Birthday tragedy: Sea Point woman's body recovered after fatal Chapman's Peak fall

2018-12-03 12:40

The body of a woman who fell to her death from the Lookout Point at Chapman's Peak in Cape Town has been recovered, paramedics have said.

 

Man drowns at Betty’s Bay beach on New Year's Day

2020-01-02 10:39

A man drowned at Betty’s Bay on New Year’s Day despite the efforts of a Good Samaritan and doctors to save him, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

Final Tau Lekoa mineworker expected to be recovered 'during the course of this morning'

2019-12-08 08:29

A rescue team on a mission to recover a trapped mineworker in a gold mine near Orkney, North West, will resume their search after an overnight ground fall forced it to withdraw.

Grieving Herolds Bay father still waiting for news about missing wife and daughter

2019-10-25 17:32

The grieving father of the toddler who was found dead in the sea near Herolds Bay is still waiting for news about what happened to his missing wife and daughter.

Body of missing 2-year-old Herolds Bay boy found floating in gorge

2019-10-24 17:30

The body of a two-year-old child who went missing with his mother and sister in Herolds Bay has been found.

Concern mounts for Southern Cape mom and children who went missing near George

2019-10-24 12:10

A massive search is on for Southern Cape mum Heidi Scheepers and her two children who vanished after they were last seen in Herolds Bay, near George.

WATCH: Top world news stories, February 18

2019-02-18 05:59

Here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH..

Gloria mine death toll rises to 6, as poisonous gas halts rescue efforts

2019-02-08 10:24

The death toll at the Gloria coal mine near Middelburg in Mpumalanga has risen to six and rescue efforts have for now been halted owing to a plethora of dangers.

Quick-thinking lifeguards save boy, 7, from drowning at George beach

2018-12-31 14:00

A Western Cape boy has been saved by rescue officials after he nearly drowned at Victoria Bay, according to the NSRI.

Boy, 14, still missing at sea after disappearing while swimming with a friend

2018-12-24 09:44

A 14-year-old boy is still missing at sea after disappearing in the surf while swimming with a friend at Zinkwazi beach in KwaZulu-Natal.

WATCH: Man winched to safety from raging water in dramatic helicopter rescue

2018-11-30 13:57

A helicopter crew from the Los Angeles Fire Department lifted a man to safety from fast-moving waters in the rain-swollen Los Angeles River. Watch.

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