Asia Floods Swallow Kids Who Can’t Swim

Asia Floods Swallow Kids Who Can’t Swim – Time, October 26, 2011
…Every year, an estimated 240,000 children up to 17 years old die — mostly because the majority of kids simply never learn to swim.
That annual number is roughly equal to the total deaths from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, but day-to-day water deaths rarely get attention…

Also: Flooding in Thailand – Time, October 26, 2011

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