The last years in Iraq have been dominated by armed conflicts. Many women and girls in the country are suffering the psychological consequences of their horrid experiences at the hands of the so-called Islamic state. Many of them have been victims of abduction, torture, sexual violence, and slavery. Malteser International is supporting a women’s center in Dohuk in Iraqi Kurdistan where women dealing with trauma can get psychosocial care. The center also offers a space for the women to learn new skills and strengthen each other.Read more
Providing effective aid
202,000 people received food, water, clothing, toiletries, and/or emergency shelter in 2017.
In 2017, 1.65 million patients were treated in medical facilities supported by us all over the world.
Moments of 2018
From the continued conflict in Syria, the refugee crises in South Sudan, Myanmar and Venezuela, and the earthquakes and tsunamis that hit Indonesia, millions of people around the world were affected by a number of humanitarian crises.
Our aid efforts in 2018 encompassed 28 countries and included the provision of medical care for those in need, support for refugees and displaced persons and much more. Our mission to enable people in need to live in health and dignity will continue even into the future.
We would like to express our heartfelt thanks for your support in 2018!