December 31, 2004: CMAT reported today that it has formed a medical team to be headed by Mr. Bill Coltart, a paramedic from British Columbia Ambulance Service. Mr. Coltart of Courtenay, B.C., will head a group consisting of an emergency physician and several paramedics with specialized training in heavy urban rescue, and extrication.
December 30, 2004 – CMAT consulted today with its medical team and CMAT Chairman to reassess its emergency relief efforts in Asia. Relief efforts have so far focused on Sri Lanka which sustained major devastation and over 28,000 deaths, and CMAT has air shipped three skids of medical supplies to its partner in the region.
December 28, 2004: CMAT reported today that it is establishing networks with relief agencies on the ground in Sri Lanka and is continuing to prepare a relief shipment. CMAT is working to have the relief shipment consisting of medical supplies, medications, canned food, and infant formula included on a Canadian military cargo flight to the […]
December 27, 2004: CMAT reported today that it is launching emergency relief operations for Sri Lanka, the hardest hit country in the recent 8.9 magnitude quake that rocked 9 Asian countries on December 26. The death toll is 23,000 and climbing.
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Team HOTEL concludes @CMATeams deployment in Ukraine and Poland with a visit to the Embassy of Canada in Warsaw @CanadaPolska @CanadaPoland @CanadaPologne to summarize our activities and discuss future plans.
Thank you Martin LaFlamme for meeting with our team! @Scanlon_Leslie
As @CMATeams present deployment in Ukraine comes to a close, Team HOTEL Team Leader Alex Wong shares his reflections on his experiences in Ukraine the last couple of weeks. Thank you Alex! …2
Last week, @cmateams was proud to recognize our partnership with the state hospital in Kovel, Ukraine - Ковельське МТМО. In response to the war, the hospital was required to decant 40% of their patients back into the community to free up beds for wounded.
RNAO member & RN Michaela Parenteau recently returned from Ukraine w/ @CMATeams. "As a First Nations person who, like our families & history, have dealt w/ displacement, assimilation & genocide. What’s happening in Ukraine really spoke to me."