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

Aid for refugees

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Malteser International scales up assistance to people in need as winter temperatures cause worsening of living conditions

Teams from Malteser International – the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency - have been active in many countries to provide winter clothing, stoves and blankets to families in need.

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Refugee Crisis: New Operation for Order of Malta Italian Relief Corps in the Aegean Sea

As part of an agreement the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps is now working onboard a Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), in close cooperation with the Greek Coastguards and local authorities.

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The Order of Malta increases its efforts to assist refugees arriving in Europe

“In these dramatic times in which wars and terrorism are spreading throughout the Middle East and Africa, millions of people are forced to flee and seek refuge in Europe,” said the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Grand Chancellor, Albrecht Boeselager

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Rescuing migrants in the Strait of Sicily: 80,000 hours worked during the first seven months of 2015

Last week, the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps gave first aid to 250 migrants rescued during two separate operations of the Coastguards’ vessel Fiorillo.

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World Refugee Day. The Sovereign Order of Malta launches international campaign: No to the construction of walls

The number of refugees and displaced persons worldwide has reached levels not recorded since the end of World War II. In Syria, over four years of conflict now mean that a family is forced to leave home every 60 seconds.

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Refugee Crisis in South-East Asia: thousands of Rohingya flee

Thousands of members of the Muslim Rohingya minority from Myanmar, as well as people fleeing from poverty in Bangladesh, have attempted to flee by sea to Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.

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A new medical center for northern Iraq

It will be the second in northern Kurdistan where Malteser International will secure the population’s access to healthcare.