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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

The Netherlands is still a legitimate target

The Netherlands is still considered a legitimate target by jihadists. Developments in jihadist conflict areas such as ...

News item | 17-06-2011 | 13:32

Public Order and Safety Inspectorate: Lack of Cooperation in Fighting Wildfires

Cooperation is lacking in fighting wildfires in the Netherlands. Most of the safety regions in the Netherlands are not properly ...

News item | 11-05-2011 | 15:20

Vigilance remains vital in the wake of Bin Laden’s death

Commenting on the death of Osama Bin Laden, Minister of Defence Hans Hillen said that it probably heralded a good day for the ...

News item | 11-05-2011 | 11:06

Dutch support for US project in Kazakhstan to combat nuclear terrorism

The Netherlands is contributing €400,000 to a US programme to combat nuclear terrorism. Today in Washington, Dutch deputy ...

News item | 04-05-2011 | 09:50

Bin Laden’s death a major blow to terrorism, says Rosenthal

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal says that the death of Osama bin Laden has dealt a major blow to al Qa’ida and international ...

News item | 02-05-2011 | 09:55

The Cabinet conducts a crisis decision-making exercise

The Cabinet conducted a crisis decision-making exercise today from 12 am to 5 pm. During the exercise, the Ministers and State ...

News item | 28-04-2011 | 16:07

National 2011-2015 Counterterrorism Strategy has been presented

A continued sharp focus on international jihadism as main terrorist threat against the Netherlands, measures to reduce risks of ...

News item | 20-04-2011 | 16:22