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  1. Safety regions, municipalities and private individuals offer refugees a safe place to stay

    Thanks to the tireless efforts of a large group of dedicated staff at municipalities and safety regions ( veiligheidsregio’s), ...

    News item | 07-04-2022 | 13:00

  2. Over 8 million traffic violations detected in 2021

    In 2021, some 8,024,118 traffic offences were detected under the Traffic Regulations (Administrative Enforcement) Act (Wet ...

    News item | 31-03-2022 | 12:00

  3. Additional support for affected parents with children taken into care

    Parents whose children were taken into care as a result of the childcare benefits scandal are to receive additional support in ...

    News item | 31-03-2022 | 09:32

  4. Reception of refugees from Ukraine is taking shape

    The reception of refugees from Ukraine is taking shape – for the short term in the form of mostly basic accommodation for the ...

    News item | 30-03-2022 | 16:39

  5. Government offers better prospects to Ukrainian refugees

    In response to the horrific events in Ukraine, the Dutch government is preparing to receive large numbers of people who have been ...

    News item | 17-03-2022 | 13:32

  6. Additional investments in fight against international drug trafficking

    The security of our logistics hubs and ‘mainports’ is being strengthened in the fight against international drug trafficking. ...

    News item | 15-03-2022 | 10:10

  7. Strengthening French-Dutch cooperation for counterterrorism and combating subversive activity

    Minister of Justice and Security Yesilgöz-Zegerius was in Paris this week with a strong delegation from the Dutch government for ...

    News item | 10-03-2022 | 13:06

  8. Emergency sirens test on Monday 7 March

    At noon on the first Monday of the month, all 4,278 emergency sirens in the Netherlands are tested. This will also be the case on ...

    News item | 02-03-2022 | 15:30

  9. Initial reception centre for Ukrainian refugees to open in Amsterdam today

    As of today, the first wave of Ukrainian refugees who fled to the Netherlands and need a place to stay can make their way to ...

    News item | 01-03-2022 | 10:04

  10. Sharing personal data for the purpose of intimidation to be made a criminal offence

    Sharing personal data for the purpose of harassing someone, also called doxing, needs to be made prosecutable under criminal law. ...

    News item | 28-02-2022 | 12:52