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

Disaster relief & prevention

10/12/2019

Malteser International in Kenya scourged by rain and floods

120 people have lost their lives in recent weeks due to the severe storms in Kenya. After months of drought, the heavy rains have caused flash flooding, landslides and mudslides in many regions.

29/11/2019

Albania Earthquake: Order of Malta on site to assist

While the death toll following the devastating earthquake that struck Albania last Tuesday continues to rise – 49 dead and 750 injured – the Order of Malta’s Albanian relief corps is on site to assist the hundreds of displaced persons (3,480 in all).

06/09/2019

Malteser International prepares Hurricane Dorian response

Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, is urgently calling for donations to provide assistance for those affected by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and is preparing to support emergency relief measure.

Diplomatic Activities
13/08/2019

Grand Chancellor in Peru: official meetings and visits to social projects

The first day of Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager’s official visit to Peru was marked by a long, cordial conversation with Néstor Francisco Popolizio Bardales, Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Lima.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
18/06/2019

President of the Republic of Slovenia receives Grand Master

On 17th June, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, received the Order of Master’s Grand Master Fra' Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto.

Latest interventions
30/03/2019

Cyclone Idai: Malteser International sends team to Mozambique

Emergency relief team of highly experienced professionals from Malteser International will leave for Mozambique following Cyclone Idai which has caused catastrophic flooding, killed hundreds of people, and affected hundreds of thousands of others in Mozambique and neighboring countries.

Latest interventions
31/10/2018

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: a month later, Malteser International still supporting reconstruction of health facilities

A month after the deadly earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, Malteser International, is supporting its Indonesian partner, YAKKUM with the repair and rehabilitation of damaged health centers on the island of Sulawesi.

Latest interventions
02/10/2018

Indonesia: hundreds dead after earthquake and tsunami. Malteser International deploys response team

An emergency response team of the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency, Malteser International, is ready to leave for Indonesia to help the victims of last Friday’s violent earthquake and tsunami.

Latest interventions
31/07/2018

Greek fires now under control but aid and medicines are urgently needed. Immediate response of the Order of Malta in Germany

Greek doctors sent an urgent request to the Order of Malta in Germany for humanitarian aid and medicines for the victims of the wildfires that have devastated areas around Athens, causing at least 85 deaths with many people still missing and hundreds injured.