Tag Archives: disaster relief

God-ordained Coordinates

An MAF staff member sees God work in the midst of a disaster.

 

Stanley Lepar’s last day in Sulawesi, Indonesia, was fifteen days after the earthquake and tsunami struck the island on October 12, 2018. Stanley is an Indonesian staff member at MAF’s nearby program in Papua. He came to Sulawesi to serve alongside other members […]

The Ins and Outs of Disaster Response

Last year, we ran a series on how MAF handles preparing for disasters, interviewing MAF’s manager of security and disaster response John Woodberry. It was one of our most popular series, and since this month we are highlighting our disaster preparedness initiatives, we thought these might be worth sharing again in case you […]

Haiti Avoids Worst of Isaac, MAF on Standby

As Haiti braced for another natural disaster this past weekend, MAF was prepared to help those in need after making some major preparations of its own, including moving airplanes out of the storm’s path. Fortunately, Isaac was only a tropical storm when it made landfall in Haiti and did not wreak the havoc it could […]

How MAF Prepares for Disasters

This is the second in a three-part series of posts about MAF and disaster response.

John Woodberry Organizing Chaos

When it comes to being prepared for a disaster, John Woodberry thrives.

As MAF’s manager of security and disaster response, Woodberry is ready in a moment’s notice to coordinate disaster response efforts in different parts of the world […]

When Does MAF Respond to Disasters?

 

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This is the first in a three-part series of posts about MAF and disaster response.

While MAF maintains ongoing operations in countries all around the world, its ability to respond immediately to disasters is critical […]