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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

WHAT WE DO

SeafarerHelp

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

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'It helps me sometime when I may share my problems, and to talk with someone who understands me...your words [are] better than medicine'

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STORY

Job-seeking seafarers targeted by fraudulent agencies

When a number of seafarers reported problems with the same fraudulent manning agent and maritime institute to SeafarerHelp, our helpline team worked with our regional team in India to assist them.

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