News - Hurricane Irma

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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

Koenders requests UN support for reconstruction of St Maarten

The foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands met on Monday with representatives from...

News item | 18-09-2017 | 19:20

Military helicopter brings food and water to St Maarten (video)

Yesterday an NH90 maritime helicopter flew to St Maarten to bring food and water to the island, which has been badly affected...

News item | 18-09-2017 | 12:30

Additional evacuation flights from St Maarten

An aircraft departed today for St Maarten from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to evacuate people requiring medical assistance,...

News item | 15-09-2017 | 13:49

Police team heading to St Maarten

Dutch police officers are to help out with police duties on St Maarten. A squad of 49 officers left for the island on Thursday...

News item | 14-09-2017 | 17:22

Transcript of Minister Plasterk’s press conference concerning his visit to Curaçao, St Maarten, St Eustatius and Saba after hurricane Irma.

Minister PLASTERK: Good afternoon. The Ministerial Crisis Management Committee just met once again. All the relevant ministers...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 18:30

HNLMS Karel Doorman and army engineers to set course for the Caribbean

The Netherlands is sending the Joint Logistic Support Ship HNLMS Karel Doorman to the Caribbean to provide support following...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 18:24

USAR.NL emergency aid efforts under way in St Maarten

On Wednesday 13 September the full USAR.NL (Urban Search and Rescue) team landed in St Maarten. The exploration team already on...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 18:18

Council of Ministers for the Kingdom: ‘The constituent countries are providing each other with support and assistance’

The Council of Ministers for the Kingdom confirmed at its meeting on Tuesday that the Kingdom’s constituent countries are...

News item | 12-09-2017 | 22:07

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