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Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta

Year 2004

  • 31/12/2004

    Order of Malta asian earthquake appeal

    With the death toll at 120,000 and increasing by the hour, the number of injured at half a million, the most pressing issue now is to provide help to survivors to Sunday’s devastating tsunami. Official sources today warned that between 3 million and 5 million people in Southeast Asia are without basic services. These vulnerable […]

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  • 30/12/2004

    Sudan: emergency expert describes the situation in Darfur

    ‘During the last four months the security situation in the crisis area has become even worse,’ says Birke Herzbruch, emergency coordinator of the Order of Malta German Emergency Corps, recently returned to Germany from Darfur. ‘Attacks on refugees, looting and banditry, clashes between the Sudanese Liberation Army and militia/government are causing death and injury, and […]

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  • 28/12/2004

    Help for tsunami victims

    A humanitarian relief operation organised by the Emergency Corps of the Order of Malta (ECOM), is underway in the countries hit by the disastrous Asian earthquake. ECOM is currently assessing the situation and priority needs in order to estimate the means immediately required, focusing on relief measures for India and Thailand, countries where ECOM has […]

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  • 22/12/2004

    Albania: “street safety” progamme run by maltesers and the local police

    Car drivers using the new expressway between Shkoder and Lezhain northern Albania will be surprised at the new variant on the well-known numerous street controls. Police signal drivers to stop; but then a Malteser volunteer presents a questionnaire survey on “Safety and Traffic”. Volunteers of the Order of Malta Albanian Malteser Relief Service “Malteser Ndihmon […]

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  • 16/12/2004

    Expansion of polio immunisation campaign in Darfur

    In November, the Order of Malta German Emergency Corps (Malteser) carried out stage two of its polio vaccination campaign in the north of Darfur, Sudan. Ralf Pahlmann, Malteser emergency expert and coordinator of this campaign, is convinced that the Darfur conflict with all the border crossings and failed vaccination campaigns is a main cause for […]

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  • 14/12/2004

    The Grand Master’s message to the members of the Order

    I wish all members of the Order, the volunteers and our benefactors a very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year in 2005. Last year, we made our usual three pilgrimages to Lourdes, Assisi and Loreto, and in addition, in March, about 30 of us went to Cetinje in Montenegro, to venerate the original icon of […]

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  • 09/12/2004

    The Grand Master pays homage to the immaculate conception

    On 8 December, the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, visited Piazza di Spagna in Rome for the customary floral tribute to the Immaculate Conception, also commemorating the 150 years since the proclamation of this Marian dogma. The Grand Master, accompanied by the Grand Commander of the Order, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla […]

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  • 02/12/2004

    Activity report now available online in six languages

    The digital version of the Activity Report of the Order of Malta is now available online. Please note that the publication in PDF format can be downloaded from the Activity Reports section of this site. The Report is available in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. The Activity Report offers an up-to-date […]

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