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Thursday, July 25, 2024

Children’s Water Safety Project Concludes in Hua Hin

In a significant initiative aimed at enhancing water safety among children, the Royal Hua Hin Rotary Club, in collaboration with Hua Hin Municipality, Pranburi Marine Police, and Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin, concluded its “Children’s Water Safety & Drowning Prevention” project. The closing ceremony, presided over by Mr. Siraphan Kamolpramote, Advisor to the Mayor of Hua Hin, witnessed the demonstration of project outcomes and the presentation of certificates and medals at the Elder Blossom Resort swimming pool in Hin Lek Fai Subdistrict, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Province.

The project, facilitated by trainers previously trained by Australian experts in Phuket Province, aimed to equip local students with essential water safety skills. Participants included 5th-grade students from Ban Khao Tao Municipal School and Wat Nong Kae Municipal School, totaling 58 individuals who underwent training. Throughout the initiative, officials from Marine Police Station 5, Subdivision 4, Marine Police Division (Pranburi), and health promotion supervisors from the Public Health and Environment Division provided crucial insights on drowning prevention and emergency response.

Notable figures in attendance included Mr. Nanthanat Talalaksam, Secretary to the Mayor of Hua Hin, Mr. Udom Duangkhae, Chairman of the Hua Hin City Council, Mr. Amorn Patthong, a member of the municipal council, Mr. Brian Anderson, President of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, and Mr. Alan Cooper, President of the project to teach children to swim. Also present were Miss Napa Kaewtem, former President of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, alongside representatives from Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin and educational institutions.

The project’s overarching goal was to empower children and youth with essential survival skills in aquatic environments, emphasizing techniques such as floating and basic life-saving measures. Through collaborative efforts and community engagement, the initiative aimed to mitigate the risks of drowning and promote water safety awareness among the youth of Hua Hin.

Nora Zaarimi
Author: Nora Zaarimi

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