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Fourth CMAT Team, first funded by CIDA to deploy to Pakistan on November 11

Wednesday, November 9, 2005: CMAT announced today that it is sending its fourth Canadian Medical Assistance Team (CMAT) to Pakistan quake affected territories on Friday, November 11. Team #4 will be the first CIDA-funded team that CMAT is deploying after being awarded $190,000 CAD from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) last week. The funding […]

CMAT awarded CIDA funding for Medical Relief teams and Field Hospital in Pakistan Quake Crisis; Team #3 establishes wound care clinic in Muzzaffarabad

November 3, 2005 : CMAT is very pleased to announce today that it has been awarded over $190,000 in funding for two of its projects as part of the fund matching program through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) in Hull , Quebec . The funds will be used to support medical teams of physicians […]

CMAT Medical Teams hard at work in Pakistan Quake areas; Team #3 to deploy on Oct. 27th

October 27, 2005: CMAT issued a report on Team #2’s activities today. Meanwhile, a third team consisting of eight members will be deployed to Islamabad on Friday, October 28, at 1700 hrs. Team Members David Deines and Dr. Ron Mcmillan who have been in the field since shortly after the Earthquake are due to arrive […]

Second CMAT Medical Team deploys; CMAT awarded $22,000 USD for advanced mobile Field hospital

October 20, 2005: A twelve-member Canadian Medical Assistance Team’ (CMAT) will deploy on Friday, October 21, 2005 from Pearson International Airport in Toronto leaving on Pakistan International Airlines flight to Islamabad at 1700hrs (Toronto time). The team will work alongside members of the Rotary Club of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to deliver emergency medical relief to […]

CMAT Emergency Appeal: Pakistan Quake Progress Report #2

October 11, 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 35,000 persons have perished to date and over 43,000 injured – numbers will […]

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 […]

CMAT supporting deployment of medical teams to under serviced north-east coastal areas in Sri Lanka

February, 18, 2005: CMAT announced today that it will be supporting a medical team to the northeast coast of Sri Lanka to under serviced areas along the coastal belt from Jamaliya to Pullmoddai which covers Irrakkandy, Kuchcheveli, Nilaveli up to Pullmoddai.