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Divers Alert Network

The Divers Alert Network (DAN) is the diving industry's largest association dedicated to scuba diving safety. Serving scuba divers for more than 30 years, DAN provides emergency assistance, medical information resources, educational opportunities and more.



Divers Alert Network (DAN) Asia-Pacific Limited is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ABN 67 066 827 129 ACN 066827129). The organisation’s legal structure is as a not-for-profit ‘Company Limited by Guarantee’, established to provide emergency assistance, medical information and educational resources that help to improve scuba diving safety. It is overseen by an eight-member Board.
The General Manager is delegated responsibility for the daily operations of DAN AP. Our headquarters are in Ashburton and we are funded entirely through community support. 

DAN Asia-Pacific’s region of responsibility is extensive and includes India, Korea, South East Asia, China and Australia. Worldwide, there are more than 300,000 DAN Members, and DAN has handled in excess of 60,000 emergency calls.

With 30+ years helping divers worldwide, DAN are the experts in diving accident management. Wherever members live or dive around the world they have peace of mind knowing that DAN is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to assist in the event of an accident.

DAN's Mission Statement

“To be the most recognised and trusted organisation worldwide in the fields of diver safety and emergency services, health, research and education of its members, instructors, supporters and the recreational diving community at large.”