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DAN Divers Alert Network



Geelong Dive Centre is proud to support DAN AP (Divers Alert Network Asia Pacific). The Divers Alert Network (DAN) is a global network of not-for-profit, member based, dive safety organisations working for the safety of all divers through education, research and training.

Most importantly, DAN AP provides Global World-Wide Emergency Evacuation Coverage and optional Dive Injury (Treatment) Insurance Services for Members. In addition, the Organisations is responsible for funding and/or manning 24-hour diving emergency hotlines throughout the Asia Pacific region.

DAN AP is also part of the International DAN Federation of Dive Safety Organisations with worldwide Membership presently exceeding 300,000 divers and family members.

Wherever DAN Members reside or dive around the world they have the full peace of mind in knowing that DAN is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to assist in the event of an accident/illness.

Why Join DAN AP?

Many divers often ask us why is DAN Membership so important? Well consider this, as a Diver its all about being prepared for the unexpected, namely dive accidents and illnesses. It's essential that divers can have a reputable organisation to call that will be able to coordinate a rescue effort and get them to the most appropriate treatment for their injury or illness.

In addition, there is the serious issue of cost - as many medical evacuations from remote areas can run into the tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars! With DAN Membership and Insurance, you can rest easy knowing that you will be protected, and NOT lumbered with the burden of a potentially hefty invoice in the unfortunate event of an accident or illness.

A Real Life Example

Recently DAN was involved in the medical evacuation of a paralysed diver from the Solomon Islands to Australia. Just the Evacuation cost alone was around $90,000 AUD (as an Aircraft had to be sourced from far away). In addition, the Treatments costs were more than $30,000 US, plus on-going medical expenses.

The essence of DAN Membership & Dive Injury (Treatment) Insurance is about being prepared for the unexpected. DAN offers its Members peace of mind, which comes from knowing they have the Experts in Diver Accident Management to call in the event of a diving accident or illness.

To learn more about DAN, or to become a Member today, please visit:

Join DAN Asia-Pacific Today

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