This year, DKKV member German Red Cross (DRK) is celebrating the 140th anniversary of Germany’s oldest water rescue organization. Since 1883, the water rescue organization has been providing safety at, in and on the water with the help of its energetic volunteer members. Today, the DRK organization has 100,000 active members, who are mainly involved in saving lives, training swimmers and lifeguards of all ages, but also in protecting nature, the environment and water..

More about the anniversary can be read here