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. […]
September 8, 2017: CMAT continues to monitor the progress of Hurricane Irma and is standing by for further guidance from the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) for potential deployment. A formal appeal for international assistance has not yet been made by any of the countries affected. Irma’s wide band swept over Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Barthélemy, Sint Maarten, Puerto Rico, […]
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Team Foxtrot officially launched from Pearson to Poland/Ukraine last night!!
Thank you to @LOTPLAirlines and station manager Tadeusz Dominski for all their help throughout this deployment.
Safe travels @CMATeams!
A fantastic overview of CMAT’s deployment by team leader David Thanh on CBC radio today. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-46/clip/15912311
Sveta Melchuk shares some Stories told to her during the course of her work in Western Ukraine…. (shared with permission)
“Yesterday I cried. I needed to leave this story for today, on its own. A family of 3 came to the container: a lady her daughter and son-in-law…2
Dr Jonah von Schreeb, @WHO emergency medical team coordinator talks about a training on mass casualties in #Ukraine for healthcare workers in one of the hospitals in Lviv. This training gave the staff confidence that they can manage this type of emergency situation and save lives