Hurricane Matthew rolled through the Caribbean last week and dumped vast amounts of rain across several of the island nations. Haiti was one of them. Haiti has been hard hit by disasters over the last 10 years. Hurricane Ike in 2008, he devastating earthquake in 2010, Tropical Storm Isaac in 2012 and now Hurricane Matthew.
MAF (Missionary Aviation Fellowship) has provided relief through all those disasters in Haiti. Their disaster response team is preparing to provide relief yet again to the island nation in the form of relief supplies and personnel as well as damage assessment flights.
MAF-US is based in Nampa, Idaho. The organization uses aviation and technology to gain access to isolated people groups in order to allow those people to experience the love of Jesus Christ. MAF-US serves in 6 countries around the world spread out amongst 15 bases. MAF International works in 33 countries around the world.
In addition, MAF works with multiple non-profits and human aid organizations to provide transportation to doctors and aid workers to those remote parts of the world where automobile transportation is impossible.
In Haiti, MAF has 3 airplanes based in the country that serve 13 remote airstrips. To read more about MAF, visit their website.