MAF flights for Medicine Sans Frontier (MSF) have helped bring some of the essential medical supplies to support their three mobile clinics in Renk.
Amongst the passengers who boarded the flight back from Renk on Thursday 6 July was Pastor Deng Anum Deng and Pastor George James Kong from As an International Christian Ministry Every Home for Christ (EHC). The pastors were returning after spending seventeen days in Renk where their organisation has a church plant reaching the diverse communities of Upper Nile State.
On Thursday Pilot Tobias flew a team from Dutch NGO Cordaid to Renk and spent three hours on the ground with them as they visited the transit camp where thousands of people are arriving every day. He shared an account of his trip.
On Tuesday, 4 July, 16 refugees fleeing the conflict in Sudan arrived in Juba on a MAF flight from Renk organised by Citizens Call -Emergency Response Rehabilitation Initiative (ERRI). For Pilot Jonathon Pound, it was a 6 hour round flight battling weather on the outbound journey and the clock on the way back.
A few weeks ago, a team from Citizen’s Call, (full name for the Emergency Evacuation of South Sudanese or CCEESS) were on the ground in Renk when a child died in front of them from dehydration and hunger. Exhausted and traumatised by her escape from Khartoum, the desperate young mother, arrived in Renk only to […]
As thousands of refugees flee the devastating conflict in Sudan, Mission Aviation Fellowship is stepping up its response in extending a lifeline to those in desperate need.
Dr Paul Gal Atem Managing Director of Sudanese NGO, Concern, South Sudan, flew with MAF and a team from an initiative called The Citizen’s Call for the Emergency Evacuation and Reception of South Sudanese Trapped in the Sudan’s War, to the border town of Renk, where refugees are fleeing the Sudan conflict in their thousands. The organisations were assigned the task of reporting on needs on the ground by the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission.