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Rhodes and of Malta

Malteser international


Malteser International releases 2020 Annual Report with key figures

In 2020 the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency, Malteser International, implemented 138 projects in 32 countries intervening in some of the biggest humanitarian crises. The figures have now been released in the latest Annual Report.


South Sudan facing worst famine crisis since its foundation 10 years ago

 10 years ago, on July 9 2011, the youngest state on earth was founded. But things have never been as dire as they are today for the people of South Sudan. The country is facing the worst hunger crisis in its ten-year history as a nation.


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.


India: Malteser International provides emergency medical aid

The spread of a new Coronavirus mutation has led to a dramatic increase in the number of new infections in India over the past few days. In no other country in the world are so many people being infected with the virus.


Syria: Millions of children in the grip of hunger after 10 years of war

The Order of Malta urges the international community not to forget the suffering of children in Syria as the country hits the 10-year mark in its civil war.


Malteser International’s crucial contribution to stability in Iraq

Since 2018, Malteser International has helped to rebuild and repair over 2,000 houses, schools, and playgrounds


Myanmar: Malteser International’s work affected by state of emergency in the country

The recent political developments in Myanmar have had implications for Malteser International’s humanitarian operations in the country.


Hunger crisis in South Sudan: More than half the population threatened

Ongoing conflicts, flooding, and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have led to 6.35 million people in South Sudan being threatened by hunger. According to the UN, this means that more than half of the population will not have enough food.


Earthquake in Croatia – Order of Malta sends aid and raises funds

The violent 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the Croatian city of Petrinja, southeast of the capital Zagreb, on 29 December, and was followed by shockwaves culminating in another violent 4.0 magnitude aftershocks.