ISWAN: Specific advice to shipping crew and companies (as of 27/03/2020)
The UK Club's network partners, the International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), have issued the following advice for seafarers and shipping companies on coronavirus.
The updated page for their Covid-19 information is:-
ISWAN have published a comprehensive FAQ for seafarers and how they are personally imapcted by the virus https://www.seafarerswelfare.org/news/2020/seafarers-frequently-asked-questions-covid-19
Seafarers can also access ISWAN mental health self-help guides and information on Covid 19 at https://www.seafarerhelp.org/en/health-well-being/seafarers-health-resources
ISWAN have also made the following video on managing your mental health during the Covid 19 pandemic.
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