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EMERGENCY in Erbil to guarantee medical assistance to people wounded in Mosul

As the conflict in Mosul, Iraq, intensifies and the humanitarian crisis worsens, EMERGENCY has started working since January 15 on the Emergency Hospital, in cooperation with Iraqi Kurdistan’s Health department. The hospital is a surgical centre in Erbil, in the north of the country. The facility guarantees medical assistance to victims of the conflict. Months […]


On Thursday 8 December, Emergency inaugurates the new building at the Maternity Centre in Anabah, Afghanistan. The expansion of the existing Maternity, which opened in 2003, will enable the organisation to further improve the medical assistance provided to mothers and children living in the Panjshir Valley and surrounding Provinces. Over the years, Emergency’s Maternity Centre […]

Joint NGO statement ahead of the European Council of 20-21 October 2016

At the upcoming European Council on 20-21 October, European Union (EU) leaders will discuss the latest developments and progress on the EU comprehensive approach to migration. This discussion comes at a time when the EU is negotiating the 2017 budget and embarking on discussions on the Mid-Term Review of the Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF) and […]

Afghanistan: Lashkargah surrounded by Taliban militias

The city of Lashkargah, in Afghanistan’s south, is completely surrounded by Taliban militias. Combat has intensified, and since this morning, various rockets have fallen right in the centre of the city. In the last 24 hours, we have admitted more than 30 wounded victims, with the entire Emergency staff of the hospital there to guarantee […]


In the last few weeks, EMERGENCY has been present during serious episodes of violence on the part of local police forces inside the hospital in Gernada, in the east of Libya. EMERGENCY has, in agreement with the Libyan health ministry, paused its clinical activities in this region, while offering intervention in other parts of the […]

EMERGENCY informed by MOAS of the decision to terminate the collaboration

Last Friday, Emergency was informed by MOAS, Migrant Offshore Aid Station, of the decision to terminate the collaboration between the two organizations onboard the Responder to provide rescue and care to the migrants in the Mediterranean sea. The reasons reported by MOAS are economic ones and they are independent from the actions and the will […]

EMERGENCY NGO & MOAS partner up to provide rescue and medical care to migrants in the Mediterranean

A joint operation by EMERGENCY NGO, humanitarian organisation which provides medical care, and Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) is leaving Malta today aboard the Topaz Responder, a search and rescue vessel which will patrol the world’s deadliest migrant crossing: the central Mediterranean. More than 2.000 people have already died in 2016 attempting the crossing: in […]

EMERGENCY on the immigrants agreement

The agreement between the European Union and Turkey reveals the complete inability of European leaders to deal with the humanitarian migrant crisis. The EU decisions are based on a concern to defend each country’s own borders rather than guarantee protection for those fleeing from war and despair. This bookkeeping entry method denies people the right […]

EU & Emergency NGO promote health and education for children in Western Area Rural District, Sierra Leone

EMERGENCY NGO organization is pleased to announce the results of the first semester of the activities related to the project in Goderich and in the Western Area Rural District. The project, entitled “Paediatric healthcare in Sierra Leone: a network for service delivery and coordination among Civil Society Organizations – Local Authorities – Government Institutions”, is co-funded […]


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