Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, works in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas for people in need, regardless of their religion, origin or political affiliation. Christian values and the humanitarian principles of impartiality and independence form the basis of its work in the following areas: 1. Relief, Reconstruction & Rehabilitation; 2. Health & Nutrition; 3. WASH; 4. Livelihood & Social Programmes; 5. Disaster Risk Reduction.