The 24th of February marks the one year anniversary of the beginning of the war in Ukraine. As the spotlight begins to shift away from this protracted crisis, the Order of Malta is launching a worldwide fundraising campaign in solidarity with our colleagues in Ukraine and the neighbouring countries. Your support expands the reach of response, ensuring that help for everyone affected by the crisis is readily available.
The war in Ukraine is now entrenched. Millions of Ukrainians who have fled or are internally displaced are adapting to a new way of life, filled with anxiety and uncertainty and the struggle of finding the next meal, clean clothes, or somewhere to live. The Order of Malta’s response to the crisis has been rapid and effective. Tens of thousands of volunteers have been mobilised in-country and surrounding countries, ready to help those fleeing or displaced with whatever they need, from hot meals and shelter, to mental health and medical support.
One year on from the start of the crisis, more than 17 million people are still in need in Ukraine. In the past year, entities of the Order of Malta have distributed and provided:
This map shows the current scope and scale of this work: