Malteser International is the worldwide relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta for humanitarian aid.

Pakistan: Attack on a school in Peshawar

Malteser International expresses deep sympathy for the affected families

We are deeply shocked by the cruel attack on a school in Peshawar on 16 December which has resulted in loss of at least 141 lives, most of them children and teenagers. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the families of all those killed and injured.

2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

10 Years of Relief for the Body and Soul

Ten years ago, the biggest Tsunami recorded in history left destruction and human loss in the shores of the Indian Ocean. Learn how their lives have been changed since the incident.

Impressions from our projects
  • Living in a camp is exhausting - especially for the elderly. Photo: Tobias Kann
  • Dangerous Playground: These children at Mingora are risking infections when they are playing in the sewer. Photo: Malteser International
  • More than 1 million people are affected by the flooding: These women are trying to cope with the situation.
  • Strengthening of the self-help capacities of the marginalised communities is the most important objective of the project. Photo: Malteser International
  • During the severe flooding in the State of Veracruz, volunteers of the Mexican Order of Malta distributed blanket to the most needed. Photo: Orden de Malta Mexico
  • Malteser International works for traumatised people: Women that got victims of sexual violence meet regularly with their psychosocial attendant. (Photo: Birgit Betzelt)
  • After the floods in Pakistan, Malteser International supports the public health systems in the provinces Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab but sends its ten medical teams also to places where health facilities have been destroyed. Photo: Malteser International
  • Staff members of Malteser International in one of the temporary health centres in Labutta. Photo: Malteser International
  • A mother is asking for medical advice at the health centre in Canapé Vert. Photo: Juergen Hoppe
  • A laboratory is part of the health infrastructure in the refugee camp. Photo: Jörg Worms
  • A child in the kindergarten learns to wash its hands. Photo: Malteser International