Current world crisis news from CMAT

CMAT and HF Emergency Medical Team begins clinical operations in Honduras

2020-11-22 – San Pedro Sula, Honduras: Today’s update is courtesy of Team Leader Brian Wilson: “CMAT – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams and Humanity First Canada setup for another day of running our EMT Type 1 Mobile clinic just outside of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, in response to Hurricanes Eta & Iota, and the resulting flooding […]

CMAT Vlog 02 – Dr. Anthony Fong: Loggies 4 the win!

2020-11-18 – La Entrada, Honduras: A video tribute to the hard work of logisticians that make foreign aid delivery possible. They arrange everything from entry into a country, to packing our thousands of pounds of luggage into units that can be checked in with airlines, to securing drivers and vehicles, to feeding the staff.

CMAT/ HF Team arrives in Honduras – local roads impassable

2020-11-17 – La Entrada, Honduras (With special thanks to the HF/CMAT Team Leader Brian Wilson for this update): “This morning we woke up to find out that all internet into our region was down. This means that we had no wifi, and no cellular data, which is important because these days a LOT of coordination […]

CMAT/ Humanity First collaborative EMT departing for Honduras

November 16, 2020 – Toronto, ON: The CMAT and Humanity First Canada Collaborative Emergency Medical Team gathered in Toronto this evening to prepare for tomorrow’s team deployment to Honduras. Good luck team!! #EMTeams #EMTAmericas Please Donate here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/42951 or via e-transfer/ PayPal at [email protected]

EMERGENCY ALERT: CMAT to deploy medical team to Honduras in response to twin hurricanes.

November 15, 2020 – San Pedro Sula, Honduras: Less than two weeks after powerful Hurricane Eta killed more than 200 people across Central America, authorities on Saturday warned that tropical storm Iota is likely to wallop coastal areas of Nicaragua and Honduras on Monday as a major hurricane. In collaboration with our partner Humanity First […]

PRELIMINARY CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: COVID-19 Response in Armenia

  June 14, 2020:  CMAT has been approached by our EMT colleagues at the Polish Centre for International Aid (PCPM) who have been providing medical assistance in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) for COVID-19 response in Italy and Tajikistan.  In the coming weeks, at the WHO’s request, PCPM may be shifting their response to the Republic of […]

CMAT ALERT: Donation of emergency PPE stockpile for COVID-19 response

TORONTO – March 31, 2020 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams is responding to the needs of our colleagues in health who are on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Heeding their plea, CMAT is doing our part in this ever-changing situation by emptying our warehouse of all our stockpiled Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and […]

Hey CMATers, it’s been a while, and we have some news to share!

Thanks for being patient while CMAT worked hard behind-the-scenes over the past year.  This email is to provide you with some updates on what we have been doing, as well as to provide you with a sneak peek into what’s in store for our future.  Given the progress we’ve made the in the last year, […]

Introducing the 2018 Board of Directors

  Nathan Kelly Chair TBA Vice Chair Valerie Rzepka Executive Director Jeanne LeBlanc Director Brandon Duncan Director Nathan Blackstock Treasurer / Secretary Christina Coambs Director Carolyn Davies Director [/avia_table]

CMAT Emergency Alert #2 – Hurricane Irma 2017

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: September 10, 2017: Since the onset of the Hurricane Irma disaster response, CMAT has been in direct communication with our partners at the World Health Organization (WHO)/ Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and other UN Partners.  Since 2016, CMAT has been working diligently toward official verification as a WHO/PAHO designated Emergency Medical Team. […]