When seafarers or their families face sudden or unforeseen crises, they may find themselves in financial difficulty with an immediate need to cover emergency costs. ISWAN is here to help. We administer the Seafarers’ Emergency Fund for all seafarers and their dependants.

We also administer additional relief funds for seafarers and their families who have been affected by piracy and, most recently, the Ukraine crisis.

The relief funds managed and administered by ISWAN are:

Relief Fund Stories

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