10 years ago today, many of us woke to news of a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that swept the Indian Ocean, taking with it 230,000 lives, and affecting […]
Sunday, September 11, 2011 – Six months ago, on March 11, 2011 a massive earthquake struck off the coast of northern Japan. The earthquake and tsunami that followed caused the death […]
Friday, April 1, 2011 – Kitakamicho Aikawa, Japan: Together with local authorities in Japan, CMAT team members successfully installed a Nomad water purification unit in the small fishing village. The purchase […]
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 – Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan- The CMAT Medical Team continues to work in the communities surrounding Ishinomaki, and is slowing winding up its operations in Japan. While visiting […]
Sunday, March 27, 2011 – A magnitude-6.1 earthquake shook eastern Japan off the quake-ravaged coast on Monday morning, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert. There were no immediate reports of damage […]
Saturday, March 26, 2011 – Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan- The CMAT Medical Team has had a busy last few days. The team has been splitting into smaller groups of 4 to 5 […]
Wednesday, March 23, 2011: The team which left Vancouver yesterday has arrived in Tokyo. They were met by our kind drivers, and taken into the city for the night, to […]
Sunday, March 20, 2011 – The CMAT Rapid Assessment Team has been working tirelessly since its return from Tokyo a few days ago, and has been monitoring the situation in Japan […]
Thursday, March 17, 2011 – Following the return of the rapid assesment team Wednesday from Japan, CMAT continues to stage our response to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan from Vancouver. […]
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 – In follow up to last night’s decision to evacuate the team from Japan – CMAT is currently in the process of transitioning equipment and supplies from […]
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Environment Canada extends hurricane watch to Halifax. The agency says Lee will move into western NS and southern NB on Saturday, bringing heavy rains, high winds, and powerful waves.
The storm is expected to transition from a Category 1 hurricane to a strong post-tropical storm.
Flooding death toll soars to 11,300 in Libya's coastal city of Derna as search efforts continue following a massive flood fed by the breaching of two dams in heavy rains, the Libyan Red Crescent said Thursday.
CMAT has sent an offer of assistance and is awaiting a reply.
Goats climbing a tree, Morocco, 2016. It's such a beautiful, unique country and I'm so sad the recent earthquake has injured/killed so many and destroyed homes. My medical response NGO, @CMATeams, is standing by to see if teams like ours are requested by the Moroccan govt/UN.
Libya: 5,300+ feared dead, thousands missing as eastern Libya is devastated by floods. Death and devastation wreaked by Mediterranean storm Daniel points to storm's intensity, but also vulnerability of a nation torn apart by chaos for more than a decade.
(AP Photo/Jamal Alkomaty)