Civil Reserve Air Fleet Rescue Flights

Ramstein Air Base in Germany and Al Udeid International Air Base in Qatar

Rescue Flights

Our founder and executive director Dr. Ali Karim, along with volunteer and physician assistant Lisa Coons, served in September-October as the lead medical professionals on multiple Afghan refugee rescue flights to Ramstein Air Base in Germany and Al Udeid International Air Base in Qatar as part of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet emergently activated by President Joe Biden for this unprecedented humanitarian crisis. Escorting approximately 330 Afghan refugees per flight on United Airlines Boeing 777 airplanes through the Department of Defense, their job entailed treating acute illnesses and conditions such as bacterial diarrhea, septic arthritis, upper and lower respiratory infections, febrile illness, measles, and third term imminent pregnancies. We are now following up with these patients and other Afghans on those fights in the United States to provide them further help as they are undergoing treatment and processi

Refugee with Lisa Coons
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About Us

Global Shout is a U.S. based 501(c)3 tax-exempt (EIN#: 85-2382286) non-profit organization originally founded by students at Georgetown University in 2005 as Global S.H.O.U.T. (Students Helping Orphans in Underprivileged Territories). After an early focus strictly on the education and care of orphaned children in third world nations, the organization underwent a gradual shift in scope of humanitarian work, expanding beyond the university and dropping the acronym, with a full rebranding in 2019-20, now operating projects internationally of varying type and purpose.