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MAF News and Reports

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 [...]

MEDAIR mission accomplished!

In April 2018, conflict forced a large number of people to flee Rumbek North in central South Sudan. They ended up in Yirol as Internally Displaced People (IDP). Medair’s Emergency Response Team did an [...]

Cold weather protocol in Mongolia

MAF Pilot Roy Rissanen shares some fascinating insights into cold weather operations in Mongolia. Here are ten fascinating facts about flying when the temperatures plunge well below zero. The average household freezer runs at [...]

Healthcare brings hope for the Turkana

The Turkana are some of Kenya’s most isolated and disadvantaged people. An estimated 90% of this pastoralist community live below the poverty line. Serving them are a team of roughly 20 healthcare workers at [...]

When the planes are the cargo

MAF Pilots Simon Wunderli and Christiaan Haak departed on a flight that was out-of-the-ordinary even for them: a multi-day ferry flight from Moundridge, Kansas, USA to Mareeba, Australia in order to deliver the first [...]