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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

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Covid-19: Summary of the actions taken worldwide by the Order of Malta

The Order of Malta is increasing its worldwide engagement dealing with the Covid 19 pandemic, scaling up its socio-medical projects in the 120 country where its Associations relief and volunteer corps operate.


Malteser International’s Emergency Medical Service project in Uganda responding to Covid 19 spread

The first confirmed Covid-19 case in Uganda was officially announced on 21 March, one day after the government’s decision to close schools and universities and to implement the first restrictions

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The Order of Malta stretching its projects worldwide to fight Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is deeply affecting the work of the Order of Malta: its Grand Priories, Associations and relief corps spread across the world offering sociomedical care have had to adjust to this unprecedented, global health crisis.


Trees for Uganda, reforestation project for an eco-sustainable future

The eco-system in northern Uganda is at risk of collapse because of deforestation and climate changes. These phenomena mainly effect the poorest communities in the country, who live in that area


Promoting social cohesion in Iraq

Tharaa A. Simaan, Malteser International’s Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant for the Ninewa Return Program in Iraq, explains the importance of social cohesion, the activities supported by Malteser International and the impact on communities in the Nineveh Plains.


Malteser International and other aid agencies warn about the deterioration of food security in Haiti

Malteser International, together with many other humanitarian agencies working in Haiti, has expressed concern over the scale of the food crisis that has been confirmed by the publication of research of food security by the National Coordination of Food Security and the Ministry of Agriculture of the country.


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.


Malteser International-supported Hospital hit by airstrikes in Syria

Last week the Kafr Nobl Surgical Hospital, in Idlib Governorate of Syria, was targeted by airstrikes. Fortunately, no casualties were reported among the medical staff and patients. Medical activities of the hospital, which is supported by Malteser International and run by Hand in Hand for Aid and Development, are currently suspended.