British Airways

British Airways is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom and its largest airline based on fleet size, international flights and international destinations

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Missions

Airlift Caribbean (Hurricanes Maria and Irma)

As food and water shortages, lack of medical supplies, and damaged infrastructure plague Caribbean communities hard hit by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, disaster relief charities Airlink, LIFT, Patient Airlift Services (PALS) and Rescue Globaare teaming up to deliver large amounts of humanitarian aid to those in need.

Operation Airlift Caribbean partnership will wo…

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Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma made its way through the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph winds. Catastrophic damage occurred across many Caribbean islands, including the northern Leeward Islands (USVI, Puerto Rico, Barbuda, Antigua) as well as Dominican Republic, Cuba, and Haiti. The storm made its US landfall in Florida on September 10 and impacted most of the state. Flood…
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Refugee Crisis Relief

During the months of August and September 2015, the refugee crisis in Europe began to spike. With record numbers of Syrians fleeing their crisis-stricken country and making the journey across the Mediterranean to Europe, the Balkan countries as well as Turkey and Greece were beginning to become overwhelmed.  Disaster Tech Lab identified two crucial needs in the crisis specifically on the island …

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Severe Earthquake Response

On April 25, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal, followed by a second 7.3 magnitude earthquake on May 12, with aftershocks in the range of magnitudes 5.6 to 6.3 in the hours following the second quake. Airlink is currently helping its NGO and airline partners respond.

As of May 12, the death toll has climbed to more than 9,000 people, and more than 23,000 were injured. The UN es…

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