2022-03-03 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ Executive Director explained why providing health and medical help is extremely important for countries facing conflicts or refugee crises. The charity has spoken about […]
October 2, 2021 – CMAT is pleased to report our final shipment of medical supplies and equipment has arrived in port au Prince this morning.
August 16, 2021 – The CMAT Assessment Team arrived in Port au Prince, Haïti last evening, and immediately hit the ground running.
August 15, 2021 – CMAT’s assessment team is making its way to Haïti this morning, in collaboration with HERO Client Rescue. Best of luck to our team, and stay safe!!!
August 15, 2021 – Our CMAT assessment team is assembled and will be deploying from Toronto Pearson early Sunday morning. We will be working alongside and in direct collaboration with […]
April 25, 2015: Kathmandu, Nepal – A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the densely populated Kathmandu Valley in Nepal earlier today, killing thousands, and injuring thousands more. It is being recorded as […]
May 26, 2010 – Mianyang, Sichuan, China – CMAT Executive Director Valerie Rzepka visited the temporary home of the Mianyang Youxian District Special Education School earlier today, and presented them […]
Thursday May 22, 2008 – TORONTO/ VANCOUVER: Canadian Medical Assessment Team (CMAT) Response Coordinators established contact early yesterday morning by satellite phone with the CMAT assessment team in earthquake-affected Sichuan, […]
May 18, 2008 – National news coverage of CMAT teams deploying to China. CBC News: Canadian doctors head to China quake zone CityTV News – CMAT team departing CTV News […]
Friday May 16, 2008 – TORONTO/ VANCOUVER: Canadian Medical Assistance Teams will hold a news conference on Saturday May 17, 2008 at 9:30am to announce the departure of the first […]
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Ian makes landfall in southwest Florida as Category 4 hurricane, trapping people in homes https://www.ctvnews.ca/climate-and-environment/ian-makes-landfall-in-southwest-florida-as-category-4-hurricane-trapping-people-in-homes-1.6087291
Widespread, life-threatening catastrophic flooding expected to across Florida from #Ian. Stay #WeatherReady by enabling weather alerts on your phone.
Stay inside and in your safe place! NEVER enter floodwaters in a vehicle or on foot.
*RARE* first person view of storm surge. This camera is 6 feet off the ground on Estero Blvd in Fort Myers Beach, FL. Not sure how much longer it keeps working. You’ll see it live only on @weatherchannel #Ian
635 AM EDT 28 September -- Recent data from a @NOAA_HurrHunter aircraft indicate #Ian is rapidly intensifying & max sustained winds are now up to 155 mph.
This information will be reflected in a special advisory to be issued by 7 AM EDT (1100 UTC).