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 responds to Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique

While still struggling to recover from the devastation of Cyclone Idai in March, Mozambique was hit again by another cyclone, Kenneth, in April. MAF flights continue to deliver aid and relief to those in need in the midst of the unprecedented devastation from two severe tropical storms making landfall [...]

March 25 update on MAF relief efforts in Mozambique

The MAF team is busy conducting survey flights for the many NGOs and agencies that are now arriving in Beira to provide aid, such as UNHAS, World Vision, International Humanitarian Partnership (IHP), Samaritan’s Purse, World Food Program, and Red Cross. MAF staff Jill Holmes reports: “A week ago today [...]

MAF continues relief flights in response to Cyclone Idai

The Ambassador Aviation (MAF) team in Mozambique continues their Cyclone Idai disaster response work, using the Cessna 208 Caravan from the Nampula, Mozambique base. Recent flights have provided tents, hygiene kits, family kits, and other items from Chimoio to Beira for use at Internally Displaced People (IDP) camps. MAF [...]

MAF provides relief flights in response to Cyclone Idai

MAF has been assisting with disaster relief flights in the wake of Cyclone Idai. The powerful tropical cyclone hit the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique. Early reports say there are over 100 deaths and many thousands seriously impacted by this cyclone. On March 14th, Cyclone Idai made landfall at [...]

Sheltering the homeless in Sentani

Heavy rains have caused major flooding and landslides in Sentani, Papua, Indonesia over the past few days. Many lives and homes have been lost in this disaster. MAF staff based in Sentani have been active in helping those in need as they seek the safety of higher ground. MAF [...]

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, [...]

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