Drowning is preventable. Every child must be able to swim

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Latvia can be called a water power, because almost every second inhabitant of Latvia lives by the water. The population’s ability to swim is really sad, because surveys show that only 6% of Latvians believe that they can swim. According to the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, drowning and drowning in 2018 are in the fifth place in the statistics on mortality from external causes of death. Drowns more than dies in fires.

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