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‘Beyond the Beach – The Hell and the Hope’, a documentary focused on EMERGENCY’s work around the world at the 76th Venice International Film Festival

‘Beyond the Beach – The Hell and the Hope’, a documentary focused on EMERGENCY’s work around the world, will have its world premiere at the 76th Venice International Film Festival in the Sconfini section. The film is the directorial debut of British producer Graeme A Scott and the American cinematographer Buddy Squires. The media screening […]

The Era of Growing Global Antibiotic Resistance – International Researchers propose an innovative strategy for a new research framework based on more efficient trial design for post marketing evaluation of new antibiotics

Rome, August 30th, 2019 – Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) has become a serious public health threat worldwide. According to The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, known as the Jim O’Neill Commission setup by the UK Government, deaths attributable every year to AMR could rise from today’s 700.000 to ten million by 2050. On May 14, 2015, the […]

EMERGENCY, European Union and Italian Agency for Development Cooperation collaborate to implement a health, nutrition and education programme in Mayo area, Khartoum

Since 2016 in Khartoum, Mayo Area, EMERGENCY has promoted a three-year programme entitled ‘Health and Nutrition for the vulnerable population in Mayo: an integrated multi-sectoral project’, where EMERGENCY offered free-of-charge health care assistance to children under 14 and women in EMERGENCY Paediatric Centre in Mayo. The project has now reached its final phase. During the […]

AFGHANISTAN. Two EMERGENCY employees killed in an air strike.

Gul Ahmad and Musa Khan, two colleagues at EMERGENCY’s First Aid Post in Andar, an easterly district in the province of Ghazni, were killed on Sunday. Gul Ahmad, the supervisor of the First Aid Post, and Musa Khan, a member of our cleaning staff, were travelling to Ghazni by motorbike when they were killed by […]


Approximately 100 people were hit by a series of explosions in the 16th Police District of Kabul, Afghanistan, this morning. The attack took place just as peace talks between the USA and anti-government forces, aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, are underway in Doha. The area which was targeted is home to many institutional […]

EMERGENCY responds to outbreak at the Anabah Maternity Centre, Afghanistan

On 4 November 2018 in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of EMERGENCY’s Maternity Hospital in Panjshir, Anabah, an outbreak of an unknown and as yet not determined origin was registered. Twelve newborns, who were already in a critical condition and on antibiotic therapy, passed away due to what presented itself as sepsis. EMERGENCY immediately […]

Afghanistan: Providing Life-Saving Medical Care to the People of Helmand Province

Helmand Province is one of the regions most severely affected by the war in Afghanistan, and suffers the highest total number of civilian casualties in the country. Lashkar-Gah alone recorded 20% of the nationwide total over the course of the past year. The region remains the scene of unremitting armed clashes between government forces and […]

European Union – EMERGENCY: Supporting the health system in Sierra Leone

On Tuesday 7th August, The Delegation of the European Union to Sierra Leone along with EMERGENCY NGO, held in Waterloo the closing event of the two projects, carried out in the Western Area and in Port Loko districts. The projects entitled “Strengthening surgical and trauma health response in two most affected areas by Ebola in […]


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