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

Disaster relief & prevention

Latest interventions

Guatemala Volcano Eruption: Order of Malta on site to provide medical assistance to victims and displaced persons

According to the latest information from the Guatemalan government, the death toll from last Sunday’s eruption of the Fuego volcano, 35 kilometres south-west of the capital of Guatemala, has risen to 109.

Latest interventions

Health crisis looms on Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Malteser International and the Order’s delegation joint efforts

Latest interventions

Hurricane Harvey: the Order of Malta at work to bring relief

Hurricane Harvey made landfall and destroyed coastal Texas causing mass destruction.


A year in numbers in Malteser International’s Activity Report: from aiding refugees to preventing natural disasters

From the humanitarian emergencies in Syria, Iraq and South Sudan to the more silent crises occurring far from the media spotlight, such as those in Pakistan, Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


One million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Malteser International supports Uganda by providing improved supply of clean drinking water for 30,000 refugees.


The Order of Malta aids families affected by forest fires in Chile

The Chilean Association of the Order of Malta distributes aid and animal feed to those affected by the destructive forest fires


The Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps has some hundred volunteers deployed in the quake-hit areas

The Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps (CISOM) has almost a hundred volunteers currently deployed in the areas of central Italy devastated by the recent earthquakes.


Malteser International prepares emergency relief after Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti unleashing widespread destruction and flooding. Malteser International is mobilizing aid in order to help those affected.