Haïti – Two years later…

Thursday, January 12, 2012 – Today marks the second anniversary since the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti. It left in its wake a trail of massive destruction, including more than 200,000 people dead and 2.3 million people displaced. Two years on, a massive humanitarian operation has yielded remarkable results and continues to save lives, but the […]

Haiti Earthquake: One Year Later

Wednesday January 12, 2011 – On January 12, 2010, the ground under Port Au Prince, Haiti and its environs shook. In 40 seconds, nearly 300,000 people died, and 1.5 million were rendered homeless.

Courtesy cross-posting: UNICEF Seeks Health Professionals for Haiti Cholera Response

Thursday December 23, 2010 – The cholera epidemic continues to affect the people of Haiti, and this is a true emergency situation. CMAT has been asked by our colleagues at UNICEF for assistance in their response. The emergency responders on ground in Haiti need immediate help, and UNICEF staffers are searching for FRENCH or CREOLE-speaking […]

Haiti earthquake – 6 months on

July 12, 2010 – Today marks 6 months since the devestating earthquake struck Haiti, killing over 200,000 people and rendering well over 1,000,000 homeless. CMAT Executive Director Valerie Rzepka reflects on the organization’s response to this crisis. The early days Arriving less than 72 hours after the disaster, I was part of the CMAT Assessment team […]

CMAT Team 11 returns from Haiti

June 29, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ eleventh team of medical volunteers recently returned from their rotation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CMAT, in collaboration with International Medical Assistance Team (IMAT) and the JP HRO (Jenkins Penn Haiti Relief Organization) have been working in the earthquake-affected region for just over 6 months now.

CMAT Team 10 returns from Haiti

June 21, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ tenth team of medical volunteers recently returned from their rotation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CMAT, in collaboration with International Medical Assistance Team (IMAT) and the JP HRO (Jenkins Penn Haiti Relief Organization) have been working in the earthquake-affected region for just over 6 months now.

CMAT Team 9 returns from Haiti

June 10, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ ninth team of medical volunteers recently returned from their rotation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CMAT, in collaboration with International Medical Assistance Team (IMAT) and the JP HRO (Jenkins Penn Haiti Relief Organization) continues to provide medical assistance in the quake-ravaged region.

More photos from Haiti

Saturday, May 15, 2010 – Petionville, Haiti – Team 8 continues to do great work in Haiti, seeing 200 to 250 patients per day, and delivering 3-4 babies per day.

Toronto Star Nursing Week 2010 Feature

Saturday, May 8, 2010 – Toronto Star Nursing Week 2010 Feature Toronto Star: Helping Haiti heal and rebuild Toronto Star : Out of the Factory into the heat.

CMAT Team 8 arrives in Port-au-Prince.

TORONTO, May 4, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ eighth team of medical volunteers departed Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport Tuesday morning and arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti early Tuesday afternoon. CMAT continues to provide medical assistance in the quake-ravaged region, and has established an ongoing partnership to provide medical volunteers to staff the JP HRO (Jenkins/Penn Haiti Relief Organization)’s medical centre located at […]