Call for medical volunteers – Pakistan Floods

August 31, 2010 – CMAT is seeking interested and available medical professionals who would like to be considered for possible deployment as a part of CMAT Medical Team volunteers in Pakistan. As floodwaters move through Sindh Province, additional flooding has occurred in low-lying areas, and the incidence of disease is swiftly increasing. Canadian Medical Assistance […]

CMAT needs your help to provide health care for flood victims in Pakistan.

Sunday, August 22 – The Government of Canada has announced that it will match dollar-for-dollar, every eligible donation made between August 2 and September 12, 2010 by individual Canadians to Canadian registered charities, including to CMAT- Canadian Medical Assistance Teams. The equivalent contribution will support continuing humanitarian assistance, early recovery, and reconstruction in Pakistan through […]

Pakistan Flood Update

August 16, 2010 – A UN update released August 14, 2010, reports over 14 million persons are affected by the heavy flooding in Pakistan. A further report warns of new flooding this week in Sindh province, where there are already more than 1.5 million persons displaced in this province alone. As Muslims in the devastated […]

CMAT monitoring major flooding in Pakistan

August 4, 2010 – Toronto – CMAT continues to monitor the situation in Pakistan where major flooding from monsoon rains have already killed up to 1,500 people, put over 100,000 at risk for disease and displaced more than 3.2 million. The threat of water-borne diseases is now rapidly rising and millions of people are homeless […]