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 […]