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National and international fight against jihadism intensified

 The departure and return of jihadis constitutes a lasting threat to the law, order, and security of the Netherlands. The ...

News item | 30-06-2014 | 10:53

National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV): level of threat continues to be substantial

The level of threat in the Netherlands continues to be ‘substantial’. This means that there is a real chance of an attack against ...

News item | 01-07-2013 | 14:48

Terrorism threat level raised

The extent of jihad tourism from the Netherlands to Syria and other areas has increased quickly. There is a risk of jihad ...

News item | 13-03-2013 | 12:58

Appointment National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security

Mr drs. H.W.M. (Dick) Schoof is to become National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security at the Ministry of Security and ...

News item | 15-02-2013 | 10:44

Threat level remains limited; attraction to jihad increases

The situation in the major jihadist warzones remains an alarming one: there are more of these zones than ever before and, also in ...

News item | 19-12-2012 | 09:32

Nationwide launch of emergency alert system NL-Alert

Today, Mr Opstelten (the Minister of Security and Justice) launched a new supplemental alert system for emergency situations, ...

News item | 08-11-2012 | 14:13

Outbound journeys to areas of conflict have been identified again

Several outbound journeys to jihadist areas of conflict have been identified again in recent months. For several years now, Dutch ...

News item | 08-10-2012 | 14:14

All recommendations made by Inspectorates regarding the Moerdijk fire adopted in full

All recommendations made by the Public Order and Safety Inspectorate and the Labour Inspectorate are supported and will be acted ...

News item | 24-08-2011 | 09:13

First tests with NL-Alert have started in Zoetermeer

The first technical tests of NL-Alert have started in Zoetermeer. NL-Alert is a new citizen alarm, information and alert system ...

News item | 04-08-2011 | 09:26

Compensation for the flooding of the Maas in January 2011

Between 7 and 12 January of this year, the flooding of the Maas in Limburg caused damage to household furniture, infrastructure ...

News item | 12-07-2011 | 09:39