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

Year 2014

  • 02/09/2014

    South Sudan: Half of population at risk of famine

    Malteser International distributes food and seeds to displaced population In South Sudan’s Western Equatoria, Malteser International is distributing staple foods such as corn, rice, beans, and cooking oil to 7,500 people at risk of starvation after being displaced by the country’s civil war. In addition, the agency is distributing corn and peanut seeds as well […]

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  • 28/08/2014

    Iraq crisis: Order of Malta delivers container clinic and medical aid to camps

    Over the last few days, Malteser International has delivered drugs, medical supplies, wheelchairs and water filtration to two refugee camps in Ankawa, a suburb of Erbil in northern Iraq. The relief agency of the Order of Malta also delivered a shipping container clinic to the health centre of Mart Shmoni church, where gravely ill patients […]

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  • 22/08/2014

    Iraq crisis: Medicines for 10,000 displaced Christians and minorities

    Back to school means thousands of displaced will soon be homeless Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, will secure medical assistance for 10,000 displaced Christians and minorities in north Iraq over a period of three months. A shipment containing drugs, medical supplies and hygiene items will be distributed to the […]

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  • 21/08/2014

    Hungary: the day the fall of the iron curtain changed history

    Hungary and the Order of Malta celebrate the Order’s key role in supporting East German refugees. Messages of Angela Merkel and Fra’ Matthew Festing. On August 14, 1989, the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta set up in the garden of Zugliget parish church in Budapest the first refugee camp to deal with […]

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  • 14/08/2014

    Iraq crisis: Assessment team on its way to Erbil

    Malteser International prepares relief for persecuted minorities A Malteser International assessment team arrives today in Erbil, north Iraq, in order to prepare relief efforts for persecuted minorities. Oliver Hochedez, Malteser International’s emergency relief expert, will lead the team on the ground to prepare the deployment of immediate aid for at least the next three months, […]

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  • 08/08/2014

    Violence and religious discrimination in Iraq cause acute concern

    The Grand Master appeals for an end to religious discrimination. The news arriving from Iraq of violence and religious discrimination, leading to the flight of tens of thousands of Christians from the north of the country, has created a tragedy which has assumed humanitarian proportions. Over 200,000 have fled in recent weeks due to the […]

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  • 25/07/2014

    Haiti: awareness campaign to fight the Chikungunya epidemic

    With the start of hurricane season in the Caribbean, the region’s residents face multiple threats: not only the extreme weather itself, but also viral epidemics such as cholera, dengue, and most recently, chikungunya – a rarely-fatal but debilitating infection transmitted by mosquitos. According to the Pan American Health Organization, there have been nearly 40,000 suspected […]

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