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CMAT Response Team in Haiti: Final Report Published

  January 8, 2017:   In October, 2016, a catastrophic hurricane struck the island nation of Haiti.  A three member team from CMAT was deployed to install a NOMAD water purifier, delivered medications and other aid supplies to the city of Les Irois in the Grand Anse region of Haiti. The team was deployed from […]

CMAT Response Team in Haïti: Travelling to the remote western regions

November 9, 2016 – Jérémie, Haïti  – The Team arrived in Jérémie over the weekend, and spent a restful night graciously hosted by friends at the Centre Pastoral et Catechetique Maria Stella Maris.  We thank the community centre for allowing our team to set up their tents indoors, allowing them to stay dry! While staying at […]

CMAT Response team in Haïti: Arrival in Jérémie

November 5, 2016 – Jérémie, Haïti: CMAT Response team visited several areas in the vicinity of Port au Prince, to scout potential locations for the Nomad water purification unit.  One of the areas visited was Léogâne, where CMAT ran a field hospital in the immediate aftermath of the 2010 Earthquake.   (click on thumbnails to […]

CMAT Response Team in Haïti: Arrival in Port au Prince

November 3-4, 2016 – Port au Prince, Haïti:  CMAT’s Response team arrived earlier this week in Port-au-Prince, Haïti, accompanied by a large-capacity water purification unit. Departing from Montreal, the team was delighted to learn that Air Transat not only waived their excess baggage fees, but also donated the cost of cargo shipping for the 600lb […]

Canadian volunteers from CMAT headed to Haiti to provide humanitarian relief.

CMAT Team departing Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport for Haiti When: Wednesday November 2, 07:00 Where: Air Transat check-in counter MONTREAL Nov 1, 2016 – Members of Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) will be departing early Wednesday (November 2) for Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, accompanied by a large-capacity water purification unit, and other relief supplies. On October 4th, Hurricane Matthew […]

Emergency Alert: Hurricane Matthew

October 3 2016:  CMAT is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Matthew and standing by for further instructions for deployment.  An expected destructive encounter is anticipated in the next 24-36 hours with Haiti, Jamaica, and Cuba. As of the 8 pm EDT Sunday the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said Matthew’s top sustained winds were 145 mph, a […]

Meet CMAT Volunteer Ruby Dyall, RN!

April 6-12, 2014 is National Volunteer Week. Meet some of the inspiring CMAT volunteers who help us fulfil our missions in communities around the world! April 10, 2014:  Ruby Dyall, RN CMAT Volunteer RN Ruby Dyall was working as a nurse on a cruise ship when the earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010.  “After seeing […]

Meet CMAT Volunteer Jeewan Chanicka!

April 6-12, 2014 is National Volunteer Week. Meet some of the inspiring CMAT volunteers who help us fulfil our missions in communities around the world! April 10, 2014 – Jeewan Chanicka – Fundraising As an educator, Jeewan Chanicka wanted to extend the work he was doing with CMAT into the students’  learning which was happening in his […]

Meet CMAT Volunteer Martin Metz, PCP and Search & Rescue!

April 6-12, 2014 is National Volunteer Week. Meet some of the inspiring CMAT volunteers who help us fulfil our missions in communities around the world! April 9, 2014 – Martin Metz, PCP and Search and Rescue Martin felt a calling to assist in disaster relief when a work colleague travelled to Indonesia in 2005 to […]

Meet CMAT Volunteer Dr. Jeanne LeBlanc, PhD

April 6-12, 2014 is National Volunteer Week. Meet some of the inspiring CMAT volunteers who help us fulfil our missions in communities around the world! April 8, 2014 – Dr. Jeanne LeBlanc, PhD – Registered Psychologist Born and raised in Florida, which provides annual opportunities for large scale disasters, and with a father who worked […]