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Providing support after Cyclone Idai

10 April 2019

​On 14 March, tropical cyclone Idai hit Africa, causing catastrophic damage in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi and resulting in the deaths of more than 800 people, a number which will sadly increase when floodwaters recede.

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Following the star for 200 years

28 December 2018

​Two centuries ago, Christianity played a very prominent role in English society and the country’s main seaports were well served by numerous organisations – including Sailors’ Society – that devoted themselves to the religious welfare of seafarers, conducting church services on board ships in port and distributing religious tracts to crews.

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Five years on from deadly cyclone that claimed more than 6,000 lives, children reveal the trauma of surviving Typhoon Haiyan

7 November 2018

Five years ago on 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan - one of the destructive tropical cyclones ever recorded - hit Southeast Asia, killing more than 6,000 people and leaving an estimated $2.8 billion worth of damage.

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Crew Health Matters

6 November 2018

​Our award-winning Wellness at Sea programme has influenced the lives of many seafarers from all over the globe over the last few years. Wellness at Sea has become a significant force within the maritime industry, opening up a conversation that is vitally important to the welfare of seafarers.

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Caring in Crisis

2 November 2018

Sailors’ Society’s Crisis Response Network supports those affected by traumatic events at sea. With hubs in Asia, South Africa and Europe, the network is able to offer support to seafarers and their family members through its trained chaplains.

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China Maritime Forum

20 July 2018

Sailors' Society's CEO Stuart Rivers recently spoke at the China Maritime Forum about how caring for seafarers benefits the bottom line.

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