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SERVICES FOR VULNERABLE PEOPLE DURING COVID-19: EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS REACH OVER 2,300 PEOPLE IN CATANIA THROUGH THE NETWORK RETE CATANESE – RESTIAMOUMANI INCONTRIAMOCI

We’ve reached 2,318 people, made 50 deliveries a day and helped more than 600 households. Those are the figures so far for the ‘Catania Aiuta’ (‘Catania helps’) service run by EMERGENCY Catania in Phase 1 of the Covid-19 crisis. The project to deliver food and basic goods to the city’s most vulnerable is now drawing […]

AFGHANISTAN: ROCKETS HIT SANGIN MARKET, AT LEAST 23 DEAD

30 patients arrived at the EMERGENCY First Aid Post in Sangin At least 23 civilians died this morning after rockets hit a crowded market in the Sangin district in the southern province of Helmand, where hundreds of farmers had gathered to trade livestock. “We have received thirty patients at our Sangin First Aid Post so […]

AFGHANISTAN: BOMB IN KABUL MOSQUE, EMERGENCY ADMITS SEVEN PATIENTS EMERGENCY: “LITTLE CHANGE DESPITE PEACE AGREEMENTS”

An explosion hit the Sher Shah Suri mosque in the west of Kabul today during Friday prayers. “The bomb resulted in four deaths, including the mosque’s Imam. EMERGENCY’s Kabul Surgical Centre for War Victims received seven patients, two of whom had serious injuries,” says Marco Puntin, EMERGENCY Programme Coordinator. Although the number of civilians killed […]

OUR DELIVERIES OF MEDICINE, FOOD AND BASIC GOODS, ALONGSIDE THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF MILAN, COME TO AN END, AFTER THREE MONTHS AND 6,370 DELIVERIES BY OVER 300 VOLUNTEERS

Three hundred and twenty volunteers have done 6,370 shopping trips, bringing 60 tonnes of food and basic goods to more than 3,000 households, at an average rate of over 100 deliveries a day. Those are the figures so far for ‘Milano Aiuta’ (‘Milan helps’), a service run by EMERGENCY and the municipal council of Milan […]

Our kitted out mobile clinic in Marche began providing a psychological support service for health workers, former Covid-19 patients and families of people still fighting the disease.

Yesterday, a kitted out mobile clinic in Marche began providing a psychological support service for health workers, former Covid-19 patients and families of people still fighting the disease. All thanks to an agreement signed by EMERGENCY and ASUR March Area Vasta 3, to set up a point for psychological support at the Covid-19 hospital in Camerino. […]

HOSPITAL UNDER ATTACK IN AFGHANISTAN. EMERGENCY: “We have received patients wounded in the attack. We stand with our colleagues”

“We have received four people wounded in the attack today. Three of them have gunshot wounds and one is suffering from shrapnel injuries. We stand with our colleagues at the MSF-affiliated hospital today – victims of a violent attack on a facility where women can give birth safely.” says Marco Puntin, EMERGENCY Afghanistan Programme Coordinator […]

FIRST PATIENTS ADMITTED TO BERGAMO FIELD HOSPITAL

The first COVID-19 patients assigned to the EMERGENCY Intensive Care Unit at the Field Hospital in Bergamo, operated by the Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital, have arrived. EMERGENCY is managing a 12-bed ICU ward with 34 staff members. The team, which is expected to increase in size, is made up of 10 doctors, 14 nurses, 4 […]

CORONAVIRUS: EMERGENCY WORKS ON A NEW HOSPITAL AT FIERA DI BERGAMO

At the request of Lombardy’s regional government, EMERGENCY has begun working in the town of Bergamo, the province hit worst by the coronavirus epidemic. Our medical and logistics team is working with Azienda Regionale Emergenza Urgenza (AREU) and the medical corps of the Alpini mountain troops to set up a new field hospital purely for […]

EMERGENCY Supports Migrants and Homeless During COVID-19 Outbreak

Our project to manage the coronavirus emergency at shelters, in collaboration with Milan’s municipal government. EMERGENCY, in collaboration with Milan’s municipal government, has begun a project to help the most vulnerable people in society, who run a higher risk of catching the coronavirus and suffering its effects. It involves monitoring in shelters for homeless people […]

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