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 […]
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 […]
July 12, 2010 – Today marks 6 months since the devestating earthquake struck Haiti, killing over 200,000 people and rendering well over 1,000,000 homeless. CMAT Executive Director Valerie Rzepka reflects on the organization’s response to this crisis. The early days Arriving less than 72 hours after the disaster, I was part of the CMAT Assessment team […]
Wednesday January 13, 2010 – Port-au-Prince, Haiti: A magnitude 7.0 quake with more then 20 aftershocks to date struck shortly before 5 p.m. the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It could be felt strongly in eastern Cuba, more than 200 miles away. The capitol has been largely destroyed.
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Team HOTEL concludes @CMATeams deployment in Ukraine and Poland with a visit to the Embassy of Canada in Warsaw @CanadaPolska @CanadaPoland @CanadaPologne to summarize our activities and discuss future plans.
Thank you Martin LaFlamme for meeting with our team! @Scanlon_Leslie
As @CMATeams present deployment in Ukraine comes to a close, Team HOTEL Team Leader Alex Wong shares his reflections on his experiences in Ukraine the last couple of weeks. Thank you Alex! …2
Last week, @cmateams was proud to recognize our partnership with the state hospital in Kovel, Ukraine - Ковельське МТМО. In response to the war, the hospital was required to decant 40% of their patients back into the community to free up beds for wounded.
RNAO member & RN Michaela Parenteau recently returned from Ukraine w/ @CMATeams. "As a First Nations person who, like our families & history, have dealt w/ displacement, assimilation & genocide. What’s happening in Ukraine really spoke to me."