International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network at a glance:

In 2018-19, ISWAN's SeafarerHelp assisted 8,111 seafarers...

...and the helpline was contacted by seafarers of 91 different nationalities

In 2018-19, our relief funds awarded a total of 75,860.35 USD to seafarers



Our free, 24-hour, multilingual helpline for seafarers and their families.

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Support for seafarers’ family struggling with hospital bills

When a seafarer's son was involved in an accident and the family could not afford the hospital bills, our regional office in the Philippines supported them and arranged a grant from the Seafarers Emergency Fund.

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We are grateful to our main funders for their continued support: