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St Maarten Reconstruction Fund

Following the damage caused by hurricane Irma, the Netherlands is prepared to set up a fund for the reconstruction of St Maarten.

News item | 13-10-2017 | 16:12

Rijkswaterstaat and Koole Mammoet save stranded Beachcomber II

Rijkswaterstaat and Dutch contractor Koole Mammoet succeeded in refloating the Beachcomber II in St Maarten on Monday. Four weeks ...

News item | 10-10-2017 | 12:55

A better picture of the resilience of local authorities to subversive crime

Mayors, aldermen, councillors and municipal officials are often confronted with attempts to exert criminal influence on the ...

News item | 05-10-2017 | 14:52

HNLMS Karel Doorman leaves St Maarten

The Joint Logistic Support Ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy, HNLMS Karel Doorman, has left St Maarten and will carry out other ...

News item | 04-10-2017 | 16:36

Drinking water supply in St Maarten increased by 60,000 litres

The drinking water supply on the island of St Maarten has been increased by 60,000 litres a day. This clean drinking water is ...

News item | 02-10-2017 | 13:02

‘Waste train’ to dispose quickly of rubbish on St Maarten

A ‘waste train’ has been organised on St Maarten to dispose rapidly and effectively of the great accumulation of waste on the ...

News item | 02-10-2017 | 12:31

Emergency flights to St Maarten no longer carried out by Defence organisation

The Defence organisation is no longer operating emergency flights for transporting passengers and supplies between Curaçao and St ...

News item | 01-10-2017 | 13:21

Largest naval vessel bringing relief supplies to Caribbean

The Joint Logistic Support Ship HNLMS Karel Doorman has departed for the Caribbean from the naval port of Den Helder. It is ...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 16:55

Tarpaulins for St Eustatius

Today 75 tarpaulins were airfreighted from Curaçao to St Eustatius, where they will be used to cover storm-damaged roofs.

News item | 19-09-2017 | 10:28

Latest on Dutch emergency relief in the wake of hurricane Irma

There are currently 550 Dutch military personnel working in St Maarten, 49 National Police officers providing support to St ...

News item | 18-09-2017 | 20:18