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CMAT Relief effort in China to change focus.

Thursday May 22, 2008 – TORONTO/ VANCOUVER: Canadian Medical Assessment Team (CMAT) Response Coordinators established contact early yesterday morning by satellite phone with the CMAT assessment team in earthquake-affected Sichuan, China. The assessment team advised that the Chinese government, military and local Red Cross have done a commendable job in the rescue and recovery effort. […]

CMAT/ Trillium Rehab team releases initial report on Physio/Rehab activities for Pakistan Quake victims in Rawalpindi

March 9, 2006: The Trillium Hospital (Mississauga) neuro/rehab and physio teams released an initial report of their activities in Pakistan from January to February this week. An estimated 1,500 quake victims lie in hospitals in Rawalpindi and Islamabad with Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI). Before the CMAT Rehab team arrived, these paitents were lying in beds […]

January, 2006: Mississauga’s Trillium Hospital Neuro-Rehab/OT and Physio teams in Islamabad

January 20, 2006: Trillium Hospital Neuro-Rehab/OT and Physio teams (Islamabad) View more photos here:

January, 2006: Distribution of winterized tents and thermal blankets

January 16, 2006: Distribution of winterized tents and thermal blankets View More Photos here:

CMAT completes distribution of 1,000 tents and 5,000 quilts to Pakistani quake survivors; Meet with Commissioner Julian Fantino and Minister Mike Colle in Muzzaffarabad

January 15, 2006: CMAT is pleased to report that it has successfully completed distribution of 1,000 badly needed winterized tents and 5,000 thermal quilts to Pakistan quake survivors. Out of the 400,000 tents that were deployed in the weeks following the October 8, 2006 quake, over 90% were not suitable for winter conditions.

CMAT to staff DART hospital as DART returns to Canada; UN/WHO requests CMAT mobile teams to remote areas; CMAT races to deploy 1,000 winterized tents and 5,000 thermal blankets to quake victims. CMAT Team 6 to deploy December 9th.

December 3, 2005: CMAT announced today that it has been asked to staff the mobile hospital the Canadian Forces Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) is leaving behind in Pakistan as they return to Canada. Captain Richard Perreault with the Canadian Forces Joint Headquarters in Kingston said nearly 10,000 patients were treated during their 40-day mission. […]