Disaster relief, emergency flights, and refugee care 2018-03-17T18:39:11+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 assisting in fight against latest Ebola outbreak

Mission Aviation Fellowship has joined the response by flying medical personnel and supplies into the DRC. Nineteen people have died and 39 more are infected from the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). News outlets report [...]

Refugee Crisis Escalates in Eastern DRC

In early 2018, violence caused refugees to flood Bunia, DRC. Refugee camps sprang up but they were ill-equipped. MAF helped by purchasing food, cooking pots, and some other supplies. Violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has caused thousands of displaced people to flood the city of [...]

Bringing Help in their Hour of Greatest need

MAFs Nawi Mabo flew to bring help to earthquake stuck communities in Papua New Guinea and describes what he saw. 'Today, I had the chance to see first-hand the devastation caused by the recent earthquake when stopping at Huya and Bosavi to pick up people who were injured from [...]

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea. This morning, Monday 26th February, the southern highlands of PNG experienced a 7.5 magnitude earthquake. There have been reports of more than 20 aftershocks in the past 24 hours. MAF Internal Communications Manager Stephanie Gidney says 'all of our staff are safe, [...]

Helping Partner Organizations in Kenya

MAF flights help partner organization 'Concern Worldwide' promote their opportunities in Kenya by saving days of travel. Story and Photo by MAF Communications Coordinator, Katie Machell. ‘Nothing could prepare me for the distances we traveled,’ says Aoife Garvey, Supporter Marketing Manager with Concern Worldwide. ‘Thanks to our pilot Melvin [...]

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