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

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20 Aug 2018 description

Entebbe, Uganda. Two more Air Serv flights have departed Entebbe for Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, providing support for response efforts to the recent Ebola outbreak. Bunia is located northeast of Mangina, initial site of the outbreak. Two Cessna Caravans departed the Air Serv hangar in Uganda on August 18, carrying two tons worth of medical supplies and cargo. The planes and crew spent approximately two hours offloading the critically needed cargo before refueling and returning to Entebbe.

16 Aug 2018 description

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

Entebbe, Uganda. This week, Air Serv deployed an aircraft on its first mission responding to the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the World Health Organization, 41 people had died from the outbreak as of August 13. There have been 57 cases of hemorrhagic fever reported, with 30 confirmed and 27 probable.

08 Aug 2018 description

August 8, 2018
Contact: Danielle Payant, 703-328-5551 or dpayant@airserv.org

Entebbe, Uganda. Just as one Ebola epidemic has been contained, a new one has occurred. Air Serv is making preparations for deployment to support immediate response efforts, crucial to containing the virus in the heavily populated region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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.