Disaster relief, emergency flights, and refugee care2018-03-17T18:39:11+00:00

Disaster relief, emergency flights, and refugee care

When disaster strikes and people are cut off from the help they need. When communities are devastated by famine or drought. MAF works with hundreds of partner organizations to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of thousands of communities in over 30 of the world’s poorest countries.

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MAF and Medair – Reaching the most vulnerable in remote areas of the world

International emergency relief and recovery organization Medair and Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) have signed a formal agreement to continue working closely together during emergency responses and ongoing humanitarian operations. The partnership between MAF and Medair enables the rapid delivery of life-saving relief, such as health care and safe drinking water, [...]

Reuniting families in the midst of chaos

Stanley Lepar's miraculous reunion story. Today Yayasan MAF Indonesia (MAF) has been busy flying three tons of rice, two full medical teams and medicine to the village of Lindu, 20 minutes south of Palu. This area had been particularly hard hit by the earthquake. In order to expedite the unloading [...]

Medicine for 1,500

MAF and Operation Blessing deliver medicine. Operation Blessing’s Indonesian branch, Obor Berkat (OBI), sent two teams of doctors to Palu just days after the earthquake and tsunami devastated the city leaving homeless and injured residents setting up makeshift tented camps across the town. The doctor/nurse teams began holding clinics, [...]

In just one day

It was a busy Monday for the team of pilots and ground staff in Palu Indonesia for both Yayasan MAF Indonesian’s Kodiak and Helivida’s helicopter, delivering food, a full plane of medicine, two medical evacuations, and flying doctors in and out of two communities cut off by damaged roads. [...]

Cut off from the rest of the world

Until some major excavation takes place, the community of Kulawi in Indonesia is left isolated between multiple landslides that have cut off access in or out except by foot or air. The community of Kulawi, tucked in the mountains south of Palu in Indonesia, did not make international news [...]

Using aircraft to bring earthquake & tsunami relief

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) continues to privide disaster relief flights to facilitate aid efforts on Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, following a deadly earthquake and tsunami on 28 September 2018. The team arrived on Tuesday and are basing themselves out of the airport in Palu. ‘MAF is working in partnership with [...]

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