Types of assistance offered by the organisation:
The insurance scheme will offer IFJ members protection while travelling and will include coverage in the world’s most challenging places. Members will be protected for emergency medical expenses and evacuation, as well as covered against accidents and injuries. They will also be able to insure their equipment whilst travelling anywhere in the world.
The IFJ’s Safety Fund is a lifeline for journalists facing violence, persecution and threat or needing medical treatment. The Safety Fund offers financial assistance in a range of emergency cases such as threats, violence and threats thereof, prosecution, settlement in exile and illness.