Current world crisis news from CMAT

Meet CMAT Volunteer Brandon Duncan, RN!

April 6-12, 2014 is National Volunteer Week. Meet some of the inspiring CMAT volunteers who help us fulfil our missions in communities around the world! April 7, 2014 – Brandon Duncan, RN CMAT volunteer Brandon Duncan, RN learned about the 2010 earthquake in Haiti on the news, and began to research on how he could help. […]

Meet CMAT Volunteer Aric Rankin, NP!

April 6-12 is National Volunteer Week. Meet some of the inspring CMAT volunteers who help us fulfil our missions in communities around the world!  April 6, 2014:  Aric Rankin, NP CMAT volunteer Aric Rankin has always understood the importance of lending a helping hand, especially in times of need. When the earthquake struck Haiti in […]

CMAT Deployment summary: Philippines Typhoon Yolanda

CMAT is proud to provide a summary of our deployment to the Philippines.  In total, the deployment lasted one month, and the team treated nearly 2000 patients. Our work in the Philippines is far from over, though. CMAT continues to assess the needs for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) as well as Mental Health and Psychological […]

Team 1 Lands!

Team 1 has landed in Cebu. Their cargo was delayed in Manila, but will be delivered later today. The team is now making their way to Ormoc, where they will get some sleep while they wait for the field hospital to arrive by military airlift.

CMAT Update November 17, 2013 1200 Hours Pacific Time

With the CMAT Team deployed to the field we have had to cancel our virtual Annual General Meeting. Please Join Rocco Lombardi and Kathy Harms of the CMAT Executive for an update via YouTube. Please click here to join at 1500 Eastern, or 1200 hours Pacific time.  http://youtu.be/W6sAn9XLkjU  

Canadian Medical Assistance Teams Annual General Meeting Cancellation

Important Update to  AGM Webcast Scheduled for November 17, 2013 at 3pm ET As you know, CMAT has deployed to the Philippines in response to Typhoon Haiyan. We currently have a four member Assessment Team on the ground near Cebu, Philippines, and a 14 member medical team departing to Cebu on Sunday, November 17th 2013. […]

CMAT Rapid Assessment Team deploying to Philippines Wednesday

ASSESSMENT TEAM DEPLOYMENT:  CMAT has mobilized its Rapid Assessment Team, which will depart for the Philippines early Wednesday morning in response to the catastrophic typhoon which struck the island nation on November 8th.  The four-member team will conduct a needs assessment on the islands of Cebu and Leyte, and the environs, to ascertain the level […]

CMAT Rapid Assessment Team on standby for Philippines Typhoon.

  Super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Typhoon Yolanda) made landfall in the early hours of November 8th in Eastern Samar province in the Philippines. It had maximum sustained winds of 315 km/hr making it the strongest storm ever to make landfall and the fourth most powerful storm ever recorded in history. Flash floods, landslides […]

CMAT kicks off it’s “Get on the ground” campaign!

  November 1 – 2013, CMAT in partnership with Air Canada Aeroplan’s Charitable Pooling Program “Beyond Miles” has launched the “Get on the Ground campaign to help raise donated aeroplan miles for CMAT. The Beyond Miles program focuses on supporting organizations who want to improve the lives of people in their communities. Using a pool […]

CMAT Launches online survey of members, to guide 2014-2017 strategic planning process

In anticipation of our upcoming Annual General Meeting of members in mid-November, CMAT is launching a survey of our members to help guide our strategic planning process for 2014-2017. This online survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete, and your opinion matters! Thank you for helping CMAT to grow and prosper!! Click the link below […]