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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 […]

Meet CMAT Volunteers Michael and Beverly Parker!

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 – Beverly and Michael Parker, Registered Nurse and Paramedic As a married couple, Beverly and Michael Parker sometimes cross paths in the workplace, Bev as a Registered […]

CMAT mentioned in DFATD monthly newsletter

  Courtesy DFATD-MAECD: Canadian assistance to the Philippines Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie  Christian Paradis visited the areas hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013. The visit took place two weeks after the natural disaster, which affected 13 million people. The Minister met with representatives of the local […]

York Region District School Board raises over $50K for CMAT!

February 28, 2014 – A social goal for York Region District School Board (YRDSB) is to encourage students to become active, global citizens and understand their roles as leaders in our global village.  Recorded history has not witnessed such catastrophic devastation as Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), which struck the Philippines in November 2013.  Active learning and […]

CMAT Deployment summary: Philippines Typhoon Yolanda

CMAT is proud to provide a summary of our deployment to the Philippines.  In total, the deployment lasted one month, and the team treated nearly 2000 patients. Our work in the Philippines is far from over, though. CMAT continues to assess the needs for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) as well as Mental Health and Psychological […]

Update CMAT Assessment Team and Team One

Update from CMAT Assessment Team and Medical Team 1 – Ormoc City – Near City Hall The CMAT teams are based near City Hall in Ormoc City. As you may have been following on our social media, there was a delay getting our field hospital released from customs, and so it only arrived in Ormoc […]

Team 1 arrives in the Philippines. CMAT still needs your donations! Please Help!

As Team 1 has now arrived in the Philippines and will be getting up and running any time now, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their generous donations. We truly could not do this without your support – both monetarily and through the donation of Aeroplan miles. In fact, we have 10 more days […]

Team 1 Lands!

Team 1 has landed in Cebu. Their cargo was delayed in Manila, but will be delivered later today. The team is now making their way to Ormoc, where they will get some sleep while they wait for the field hospital to arrive by military airlift.