What is the situation regarding public order?
Dutch military personnel, and Marechaussee personnel and police officers from Aruba and Curaçao are helping to restore public...
What information is there regarding casualties?
On 10 September Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced that two bodies have been recovered from the water near Pointe Pirouette on...
Why were there no emergency communication systems?
Due to the scale of the devastation, all communication with St Maarten has been lost. Telephone, electricity and internet...
When do you expect that we will be able to communicate with the people of St Eustatius, St Maarten and Saba?
This is not yet clear. Transmitter masts will have to be repaired and power restored.
Is cooperation taking place with the Red Cross?
The Dutch National Crisis Centre (NCC) is working closely with the Red Cross, including in terms of information sharing. The...
What is the travel advice for the Caribbean region?
On the website www.netherlandsworldwide.nl you will find travel advisories (in Dutch) for St Maarten, St Eustatius, Saba and...
I want to offer assistance to St Maarten, St Eustatius and Saba. How can I do this?
We are currently determining where the need is greatest so that assistance can be provided effectively and efficiently. The...
Are there shelters on St Eustatius?
On St Eustatius, the Seventh Day Adventist Church is serving as a shelter.
Are there shelters on Saba?
Shelters on Saba: Sunny Valley Youth Centre in the Bottom (+599 416 2319) Child Focus in Windwardside (+599 416 3706)
Are there shelters on St Maarten?
St Maarten has several shelters: