International Divers Alert Network (IDAN)

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Feb 1991, when the process to form an international DAN was started.


Enhance diving safety for recreational scuba divers; provide expert information and advice for the benefit of the diving public, especially regarding emergency medical advice and assistance for underwater diving injuries; work to prevent injuries; promote and support underwater diving research and education particularly as it relates to the improvement of diving safety, medical treatment and first aid; provide the most accurate, up-to-date and unbiased information on issues of common concern to the diving public.


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Network of independent DAN organizations: DAN America, covers North, Central and South America and the Caribbean; K-XK2003 - Divers Alert Network Europe (DAN Europe), covers all countries in Europe, the Mediterranean, Red Sea, Middle East, Ethiopia and the Maldives; DAN Japan; K-XK2004 - Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific (DAN Asia-Pacific), covers Australia, South Pacific Islands, Southeast Asia and New Zealand; K-XK2005 - Divers Alert Network Southern Africa (DAN Southern Africa), covers South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles and Mauritius. Head office located in DAN America.


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