Fire Dept./ODM: Puerto Rico Earthquakes and Tsunami Public Information

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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – National Disaster Coordinator/Fire Chief Clive Richardson said on Sunday, that due to the continued earthquake activity along the southern coast of the island of Puerto Rico, the aforementioned is causing some anxiety throughout the community here at home. The U.S. National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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More earthquakes, but risk of tsunamis remains small

GREAT BAY — While another earthquake may rattle Puerto Rico’s southwestern coast even more, the risk of tsunamis hitting the Leeward Islands is very slim. Earthquakes below 7.5 or 7.0 usually do not trigger More...

CDEMA - St. Maarten Government to co-host Disaster Conference
By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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St. Maarten Government to co-host Disaster Conference December 2-6

Philipsburg — The Government of St. Maarten will co-host the 11th Edition of the Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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Haviser in Netherlands National Archaeological Congress at Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn– From November 17-24, resident St. Maarten archaeologist, Dr. Jay Haviser, was in a National Congress session representing the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. The Netherlands National Archaeological More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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The Nature Foundation St Maarten is Providing Interactive Presentations about Plastics and the Environments to schools!

In the coming months, the Nature Foundation St Maarten will conduct interactive presentations about the impacts of trash on our environment and the need to reduce single-use plastics to primary school students More...

Portable-Pond - Kids Connect with Nature and Heritage at Migratory Bird Festival
By Online Editor On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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Kids Connect with Nature and Heritage at Migratory Bird Festival

November 11, 2019 — French Quarter, St. Martin — On Saturday, hundreds of kids roamed garden paths looking for signs of birds. They dipped nets into huge old boiling coppers to find tadpoles and aquatic insects. More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Fun Activities with Birds and Heritage at Free Migratory Bird Festival on Saturday

November 5, 2019—French Quarter, St. Martin—People of all ages are invited to learn about amazing traveling birds at the seventh annual Migratory Bird Festival this Saturday. They can also share their memories More...

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By Online Editor On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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DCNA convention 2019: Youth participation, nature management and science organizations united at a lively gathering in Bonaire

Kralendijk – The DCNA convention on Bonaire was recently the backdrop for the start of a new phase of international nature management in the Dutch Caribbean, with a special focus on the future. The recently More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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The Nature Foundation Researches the Current Status of the ‘Brown Pelican’

~ The Nature Foundation St Maarten Researches the Current Status of the National Bird Population the ‘Brown Pelican’ on our Island. ~ Sint Maarten — In the coming months, the Nature Foundation More...