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 two other relief funds for seafarers and their families who have been affected by piracy, and a small grants fund for Filipino seafarers and their families with a financial need.
Our four relief funds are: