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

Aid for refugees

14/02/2019

Malteser International: medical care for Venezuelan refugees needs to be scaled up

Since September 2018, the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency Malteser International, has been providing relief and medical care to thousands of refugees fleeing Venezuela.

25/01/2019

Nigeria: Malteser International opens second centre providing relief to internally displaced persons

Malteser International - the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency - has opened a second office in Nigeria, in the northeastern town of Pulka, to address the needs of internally displaced persons.

Latest interventions
27/12/2018

Order of Malta in Hungary scaling up its assistance work to help Syrian population

After nearly 8 years of war in Syria, the Order of Malta is still present in the region helping the local population with medical and humanitarian activities.

Latest interventions
18/10/2018

Environmentally friendly school inaugurated in the Rhino refugee camp in Northern Uganda

The worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, Malteser International, has opened a new high school building in the Rhino Camp refugee settlement in northern Uganda.

28/08/2018

Myanmar: a year after massacres, Rohingya refugees still facing desperation

Malteser International teams are still on the ground in Bangladesh Rajuma is only 30 years old, but has endured the most unimaginable horrors. The ethnic Rohingya woman from Myanmar was a survivor of a brutal massacre that occurred in her village, Tula Toli on August 30, 2017.

20/06/2018

Malteser International calls for more humanity ahead of World Refugee Day

The number of refugees and displaced persons around the world continues to increase every year. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates there are now almost 70 million people forcibly displaced across the globe, including over 22 million refugees.

Latest interventions
18/06/2018

Aquarius Migrants, Order of Malta’s Medical Team on Dattilo: “In their eyes the hope for a better future”

Yesterday morning, Maria Rita Agliozzo and Marika Giustiniani, health professionals with the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps, disembarked from the ship Dattilo in the port of Valencia. Last Tuesday they had embarked on the Coast Guard ship in Pozzallo to assist the 629 migrants arriving from the Libyan coast and saved at sea by the search and rescue operations of the SOS Méditerranée.

Latest interventions
12/06/2018

Order of Malta’s Medical Team on the Ship Dattilo to Assist Aquarius Migrants

A medical team of the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps has just now boarded the Coast Guard ship Dattilo to assist those migrants who will shortly be transferred from the Acquarius vessel.

12/04/2018

Migrants and Refugees: Rome meeting between Order of Malta’s European Project Managers

In the meeting held yesterday and this morning in the Magistral Villa, operation managers of the Order of Malta’s projects in Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Hungary discussed the main challenges and best practices for long-term interventions aimed at migrants and refugee