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In 2018, 2 million patients were treated in medical facilities supported by us all over the world.

355,000 people had access to clean drinking water thanks to our projects (2018).

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08.11.2019

Malteser International-supported hospital hit by airstrikes in Syria

On Wednesday, at around 16:51 local time, Kafr Nobl Surgical Hospital, supported by Malteser International and run by Hand in Hand for Aid and Development in Idlib, Syria was targeted by airstrikes. Fortunately, no casualties were reported among the medical staff and patients. The hospital’s main entrance sustained severe damage. Medical activities are currently suspended and some of the medical team have been evacuated.

The recent offensive in Idlib has seen health facilities in the region come under increasing attack.

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27.09.2019

Hurricane Dorian: Malteser International response team arrives in the Bahamas

On September 1, Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Bahamas with maximum sustained winds of 295 km/h, making it the strongest hurricane on record to affect the country. Around 75,000 people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance.

Following the storm's catastrophic destruction, a Malteser International team has arrived in the Bahamas and joined local partners to assess the priority needs and propose first response actions. Together with the Order of Malta in the Bahamas, the Archdiocese of Nassau, and some local organizations, Malteser International will be providing assistance for people affected in Marsh habour.

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18.07.2019

WHO declares international emergency over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern” and warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region “remains very high.” In close cooperation with the Congolese Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), Malteser International is working to improve hygiene and infection prevention and control measures in the region, but we need to step up our efforts in combating the deadly virus.

 

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