2023-02-07: TÜRKIYE: Last night a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the border region between southern Türkiye (Turkey) and northern Syria. CMAT has learned that nearly 5,000 people have died and thousands […]
⬇️⬇️ HOW, AND WHY TO DONATE TO CMAT ⬇️⬇️ CMAT is an entirely volunteer run and donor driven organization. Deploying to disaster areas and humanitarian crises come at significant expense. […]
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 […]
2022-02-28: The World Health Organization has expressed grave concern for the health of the people of Ukraine in light of the unprecedented deterioration of the security situation across #Ukraine and […]
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 29, 2021 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams was able to gather desperately needed medical supplies and equipment to send TWO shipments to Haiti.
August 21, 2021 – Port au Prince, Haiti: The last chopper of the day landed after 9pm last night. Dark had already set in but the tarmac was well lit. […]
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!!!
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Environment Canada extends hurricane watch to Halifax. The agency says Lee will move into western NS and southern NB on Saturday, bringing heavy rains, high winds, and powerful waves.
The storm is expected to transition from a Category 1 hurricane to a strong post-tropical storm.
Flooding death toll soars to 11,300 in Libya's coastal city of Derna as search efforts continue following a massive flood fed by the breaching of two dams in heavy rains, the Libyan Red Crescent said Thursday.
CMAT has sent an offer of assistance and is awaiting a reply.
Goats climbing a tree, Morocco, 2016. It's such a beautiful, unique country and I'm so sad the recent earthquake has injured/killed so many and destroyed homes. My medical response NGO, @CMATeams, is standing by to see if teams like ours are requested by the Moroccan govt/UN.
Libya: 5,300+ feared dead, thousands missing as eastern Libya is devastated by floods. Death and devastation wreaked by Mediterranean storm Daniel points to storm's intensity, but also vulnerability of a nation torn apart by chaos for more than a decade.
(AP Photo/Jamal Alkomaty)