• MAF creates safe passage in the DRC for women traumatised by war

    MAF creates safe passage in the DRC for women traumatised by war

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    As another former rebel leader from the DRC is arrested for ‘crimes against humanity’ including mass rape, survivors of sexual violence continue to seek treatment. Despite war-torn infrastructure, MAF has set up a travel corridor between Panzi Hospital and remote villages, enabling these women to get the help that they desperately need…

  • MAF Papua New Guinea medevacs tree-climbing boy on New Year’s Eve

    MAF Papua New Guinea medevacs tree-climbing boy on New Year’s Eve

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    On the very last day of 2020, MAF Pilot – Philipp Sutter, gets an unexpected request. He’s asked to medevac 10-year-old Mark from the remote PNG village of Wawoi Falls who fell out of a tree and broke his leg. Philipp recalls his final rescue mission of the year...

  • Upcoming Uganda elections - praying for peace

    Upcoming Uganda elections - praying for peace

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    As Uganda counts down to its presidential elections on 14 January, civil unrest has erupted just a couple of miles from where MAF staff live. They have smelt tear gas and heard gunshots and are taking all the necessary precautions. We get the latest from MAF staff in the area..

  • Fistula patients in South Sudan recover on mattresses flown in by MAF

    Fistula patients in South Sudan recover on mattresses flown in by MAF

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    Mattresses are basic, yet fundamental, when helping patients recover more comfortably from fistula surgery. Such operations to rectify childbirth injuries in South Sudan cannot take place unless there are enough mattresses for the women undergoing surgery. MAF’s Jenny Davies finds out how 44 mattresses flown in by MAF are crucial to Amref’s work…

  • MAF continues to support Central America in the wake of Hurricanes Eta and Iota

    MAF continues to support Central America in the wake of Hurricanes Eta and Iota

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    MAF is providing ongoing disaster relief to Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala following last month’s devastation caused by Hurricanes Eta and Iota. Over nine million people have been affected - MAF has been flying in food, medicine, doctors, counsellors and sanitation experts as part of their emergency response…

  • MAF's Co-founder, Stuart King, has died aged 98

    MAF's Co-founder, Stuart King, has died aged 98

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    Charity co-founder, former RAF Flight Lieutenant and Normandy Landings veteran Stuart Sendall-King, who has died aged 98, was one of the early pioneers to take light aircraft to the remotest parts of Africa in the aftermath of World War II.

  • Coronavirus - MAF flights drop to 20% across Africa

    Coronavirus - MAF flights drop to 20% across Africa

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    In the fight against coronavirus, ‘lockdown’, ‘self-isolation’ and ‘social distancing’ have become the global norm in recent weeks. As this unprecedented disease plagues the planet, we explore how Mission Aviation Fellowship’s work has been impacted across Africa...

  • A balancing act in Lesotho – how do you help the sick without spreading coronavirus?

    A balancing act in Lesotho – how do you help the sick without spreading coronavirus?

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    As Lesotho in southern Africa enters into lockdown, MAF Pilot Grant Strugnell, describes the fragile reality of meeting the medical needs of the isolated, without infecting them with a potentially fatal disease…

  • Liberia – Mission Aviation Fellowship’s first ever coronavirus related flight

    Liberia – Mission Aviation Fellowship’s first ever coronavirus related flight

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    On the morning of Saturday 28th March, MAF Pilot Steven Biggs, was enjoying a cup of coffee in bed, when he was asked to help Liberia’s Ministry of Health with a suspected coronavirus case in the remote town of Zwedru. In MAF’s first ever Covid-19 related mission, Steven flew to the rescue…

  • The Lord is with us

    The Lord is with us

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    Coronavirus: a message from MAF UK’s CEO about the current coronavirus outbreak...

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