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

Disaster relief & prevention

Latest interventions

Malteser International strengthens emergency aid for Syrians fleeing Aleppo

Tens of thousands of people are fleeing towards the Turkish border from Aleppo, as the Syrian government forces advance.

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Preventing the spread of the Zika virus

On February 2nd, Malteser International began operations to contain the Zika Virus in the Colombian departments of La Guajira and Magdalena.

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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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How the Order of Malta intervenes to help people affected by climate change

The UN conference on climate change (COP21) is underway in Paris where the international community has come together for 12 days to seek measures to tackle the effects of climate change.

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Nepal earthquake six months on: unrest and approaching winter worsen the situation

Since the introduction of the new Nepalese constitution, political friction has led to unrest in Nepal’s Terai region.

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South Sudan: Malteser International warns of renewed famine

Millions of people are displaced by hunger and violence – humanitarian aid alone is not enough.

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Quake in Nepal: Order of Malta’s rescue teams have reached Kathmandu

After the terrible earthquake that struck the country on 25 April, with over 5000 people dead, the Order of Malta’s international relief organization – Malteser International – has sent more humanitarian aid workers to Nepal.