CMAT Emergency Appeal: Pakistan Quake – Progress Report on Relief Activities

October 10, 2005: CMAT has launched an emergency appeal for donations to help the people in northeast Pakistan, Afghanistan and India after a powerful 7.6 magnitude quake struck the area, centered about 100km northeast of Islamabad. Current estimates suggest that up to 30,000 persons have perished to date and over 43,000 injured – numbers will […]

CMAT assessment team releases situation report on return from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

September 10, 2005: A two-member CMAT assessment team consisting of two advanced care paramedics from British Columbia have returned from Baton Rouge yesterday. The team was deployed by CMAT to assess the need for deployment of the Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’s Medical Response Team. After three days in the Area of Operations (AOO) and completion of […]

CMAT preparing 5 medical teams for Katrina Relief; appeals for funding

September 1, 2005 22:00hrs: CMAT staff in Brantford, Toronto and Courtenay, B.C. have been in contact with the Mennonite Disaster Services Committee on both sides of the border and with agencies on the ground in Baton Rouge, and with the American Ambulance Association, emergency officers in Louisiana and Mississippi, and officials with the U.S. Department […]