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CMAT and HF Emergency Medical Team begins clinical operations in Honduras

2020-11-22 – San Pedro Sula, Honduras: Today’s update is courtesy of Team Leader Brian Wilson: “CMAT – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams and Humanity First Canada setup for another day of running our EMT Type 1 Mobile clinic just outside of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, in response to Hurricanes Eta & Iota, and the resulting flooding […]

CMAT/ HF Team arrives in Honduras – local roads impassable

2020-11-17 – La Entrada, Honduras (With special thanks to the HF/CMAT Team Leader Brian Wilson for this update): “This morning we woke up to find out that all internet into our region was down. This means that we had no wifi, and no cellular data, which is important because these days a LOT of coordination […]

CMAT and HF Emergency Medical Team arrives in Toronto.

2020-11-16 – Toronto, ON. The CMAT and Humanity First Canada Collaborative Emergency Medical Team gathered in Toronto this evening to prepare for tomorrow’s team deployment to Honduras. Good luck team!!  Please Donate here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/42951 or via e-transfer/ PayPal at [email protected]

CMAT and Humanity First Canada partner to respond to Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras.

2020-11-16 – TORONTO, ONTARIO – Canadian Medical Assistance Team announces a collaboration with Humanity First Canada in response to Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Central America. The Emergency Medical Team of 10 volunteer health professionals from both CMAT and Humanity First were deployed to help the people of Honduras in response to the two hurricanes […]

EMERGENCY ALERT: CMAT to deploy medical team to Honduras in response to twin hurricanes.

November 15, 2020 – San Pedro Sula, Honduras: Less than two weeks after powerful Hurricane Eta killed more than 200 people across Central America, authorities on Saturday warned that tropical storm Iota is likely to wallop coastal areas of Nicaragua and Honduras on Monday as a major hurricane. In collaboration with our partner Humanity First […]

CMAT EMERGENCY ALERT #1: Hurricane Irma 2017

September 8, 2017:  CMAT continues to monitor the progress of Hurricane Irma and is standing by for further guidance from the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) for potential deployment.  A formal appeal for international assistance has not yet been made by any of the countries affected. Irma’s wide band swept over Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Barthélemy, Sint Maarten, Puerto Rico, […]

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 […]