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

Disaster relief & prevention


DR Congo: Tens of thousands flee their homes in fear of volcanic eruptions

Tens of thousands of people have fled from the eastern Congolese city of Goma amid warnings of an imminent volcanic eruption from Mount Nyiragongo.


Wooden houses for the earthquake victims in Croatia

Petrinja, Sisak, Glina. Two months after the violent 6.2 magnitude earthquake, there is no longer any rubble in the streets of these little towns south of Zagreb, in Croatia, but many people are still homeless during the coldest period of the year


Order of Malta in France on front line after new record for Covid-19 cases

The Order of Malta’s health units in France have been engaged on the Covid-19 front since the emergency began last spring.


Addressing needs after devastating explosion in Beirut

In the aftermath of the disaster that hit Beirut two weeks ago, the Lebanese Association of the Order of Malta has been working relentlessly providing free healthcare assistance in the most impacted areas.

Latest interventions

‘A week after the apocalypse in Beirut.’

A week ago a terrible explosion brought destruction and death to Beirut. The President of the Order of Malta's Lebanese Association, Marwan Sehnaoui, wrote a letter of appeal, which is not only a cry of grief for the battered Lebanon, but also describes the activities carried out in support of the population.


Explosion in Beirut: Order of Malta’s condolences and solidarity

The day after the devastating explosion in Beirut, the Lieutenant ad interim, Fra’ Ruy Gonçalo do Valle Peixoto de Villas Boas sent a message of condolence to the Lebanese president Michel Aoun

Diplomatic Activities

The latest Consultation on climate crisis and displacement or migration

How the Church and religious institutions and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate crisis and its effect on migration, and what action should be taken in order to respond more effectively to the growing needs of populations displaced.


Covid 19: Malteser International Emergency Medical Team deployed in Cameroon welcomed by the Prime Minister

The Emergency Medical Team (EMT) of Malteser International deployed in Cameroon a few days ago in order to support the health authorities in dealing with the rising numbers of Covid 19 infections in the country, was greeted on Monday by Cameroon’s  Prime Minister


Bushfires in Australia, the Hospitaller: “Order of Malta provides emergency relief”

“There are new developments every day and we are determining how best to help those who have lost everything. The Order is tackling this dramatic situation from a national perspective.”