Air Serv
Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

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11 Jun 2018 description

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Danielle Payant at 703-328-5551 or dpayant@airserv.org

30 May 2018 description

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2018

Contact: Danielle Payant at 703-328-5551 or dpayant@airserv.org

Entebbe, Uganda. An Air Serv aircraft was involved in an incident upon takeoff from Kamonia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the afternoon of May 30, 2018. All onboard are safe, with no fatalities and no immediately reported injuries.

16 May 2018 description

Entebbe, Uganda. Air Serv International has donated the use of one of its airplanes to assist Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in responding to an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Logistical and transport costs are most often factored into program budgets for individual organizations and supplemented by funding from Air Serv International, grants, and private donors. Air Serv, as a humanitarian organization, collaborates with partner humanitarian organizations and when possible, donates services, personnel, and equipment.

10 May 2018 description

Contact: Danielle Payant at (703) 328-5551 or dpayant@airserv.org

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ENTEBBE, UGANDA - Air Serv has placed an aircraft on standby for first responders to an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The country’s health ministry released a statement on May 9th confirming a new outbreak of the virus in the province of Bikoro, located in the northwestern part of the country. Seventeen deaths have already been confirmed.

23 Nov 2017 description

Entebbe, Uganda. Air Serv has deployed an aircraft to the Kasai Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in response to the cholera epidemic affecting the region. The aircraft, carrying a two pilot crew, departed Entebbe International Airport for Kananga on November 18 and will be supporting efforts by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) to contain the outbreak.