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

Humanitarian & medical works


Two months after the war outbreak in Ukraine, the Order of Malta continues to widen its relief operations

More than 11 million people are believed to have fled Ukraine since the conflict began eight weeks ago, according to the United Nations.

Diplomatic Activities

Ukraine, diplomacy and humanitarian support from Romania

Some 1,500-1,600 Ukrainian refugees cross the border with Romania daily, and just a few weeks ago they numbered 30 thousand. Many continue their journey to Poland, Hungary, Germany and other European countries.


Order of Malta extending relief efforts in Ukraine and neighbouring countries

With over 12 million people in need in Ukraine - of whom 6.5 million are internally displaced - the Order of Malta’s network is scaling up its relief operations both in Ukraine and in the neighbouring countries.


Ukraine: Order of Malta’s Aid Relay in Hungary

4,500 operators, 12,000 volunteers, 380 posts across the country. These are the numbers of the Order of Malta’s assistance service in Hungary, currently engaged in tackling the refugee crisis caused by the war in neighbouring Ukraine.

Latest interventions

Ukraine war: the Order of Malta scaling up its relief operations in the region

Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, the Order of Malta – with the coordination of Malteser International – has provided food, support and medical assistance to some 275,000 people at border crossings.

Latest interventions

Order of Malta Hungary donates to Ukraine 5 tons of aid every day

The Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta is working round the clock to provide aid and assistance to the refugees crossing the border.


The Order of Malta stretching its relief operations to help Ukrainian refugees

Currently there are 12 million people who are in need of humanitarian assistance in Ukraine as a result of the ongoing Russian-Ukraine war. 


Order of Malta working hard to bring relief to the Ukrainian refugees at the border and in the Transcarpathia region

Volunteers of the Order of Malta are deployed in the Transcarpathia region of Ukraine, an area separated from the rest of Ukraine by the Carpathian Mountains, for now isolated from the war.


To escape the war a 11-year-old boy travels over 700 miles alone

The war in Ukraine also has the face of a 11-year-old boy, who arrived alone on the Slovak border where he was welcomed and cared for by the Order of Malta’s volunteers.