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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 […]

CORONAVIRUS — EMERGENCY RESPONDS TO THE PLEA OF LOMBARDY REGION

Today we spoke to the authorities of Lombardy region and offered them our help in managing the coronavirus epidemic. We have the possibility to share with the local health authorities our expertise and skills in treating patients in the midst of epidemics, honed in Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak of 2014 and 2015. In […]

AFGHANISTAN. STILL NO PEACE IN KABUL

At least 27 people were killed and approximately 29 injured in an attack in Kabul this morning, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry. The incident took place during a commemoration ceremony for the death of the Hazara leader Abdul Ali Mazari, who was killed by the Taliban in 1995. They have denied responsibility for today’s […]

AFGHANISTAN: MOVING TOWARDS PEACE TALKS?

Yesterday, we received 12 wounded patients at EMERGENCY’s Surgical Centre for War Victims in Kabul. At around 7pm local time, two bicycle bombs went off in the city centre, hitting dozens of people, some of them young pupils from a local school.  The attack followed another the day before, which saw a motorbike blown up and five patients transferred to us us. No one […]

WAR REFUSES RULES

The fuse lit by the killing of General Soleimani has led to the expected consequences. Last night, two military bases in Ayn al-Asad and Erbil, Iraq, were attacked by Iranian missiles. There are conflicting reports of casualties. This is the logic of war. Once violence is chosen, it multiplies and spirals out of any control. […]

SIERRA LEONE Paediatric Centre, Goderich SAFOES: EMERGENCY’s programme financed by AICS

EMERGENCY’s programme – SAFOES, Health, Training and Health Promotion for the most vulnerable people in Sierra Leone – financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), was created in response to the problems identified by EMERGENCY through its continuous analysis of the needs in Sierra Leone. Started a few months ago, the programme will […]

AFGHANISTAN. ARMED RAIDS OF EMERGENCY FACILITIES VIOLATE INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW.

During the night of Saturday 30 November, members of the Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF) and international military ground forces conducted a ‘search operation’ in the Zokuri Khail area of Ghazni province, where EMERGENCY’s Andar First Aid Post (FAP), linked to EMERGENCY Surgical Centre in Kabul by a 24/7 ambulance service, is located. Approximately 40 […]

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