Governments of the Dutch, French side working on Doppler Radar Weather Station

Radar Replacement

PHILIPSBURG — The Government of St. Maarten and that of St. Martin has joined together to establish a Doppler weather radar (station) on the South side of the island. Head of the Meteorological Department, Walter Isaac, said that the primary objective of this project is to provide additional weather information daily but in particular during the More...

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No School
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Schools Closed on Tuesday

~ Fire Dept./ODM/Ministry MECYS: Schools Closed on Tuesday. Coastal residents advised to be vigilant. Swimmers stay away from the beach. ~ GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, More...

Effect sea level rise - 201807615 HH
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
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Climate change: nobody moves

By Hilbert Haar Australia: 400,000.Berlin: 100,000. London: 100,000. Hamburg: 50,000. All of Germany: 1.4 million. St.Maarten: zero. These are just a few numbers highlighting the millions of people across the world More...

PM Leona Romeo Marlin - Sep 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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NATIONAL ADDRESS BY PRIME MINISTER Hon. Leona Romeo-Marlin on Tropical Storm Jerry

Message #1 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 My Fellow Sint Maarteners and Visitors, The Emergency Operations Center met on Wednesday afternoon to discuss Tropical Storm Jerry. As of 5.00pm on Wednesday, the country More...

Angry Waves at Belair
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Coastal residents advised to have plans in place for storm surge flooding

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Coastal residents are advised to have plans in place for possible storm surge in the event of a passing hurricane along the south coastal areas of the country. Office of Disaster More...

Research impact hurricanes on Caribbean islands
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Predicting extreme weather events to reduce impact on coastal communities

Delft, The Netherlands – 31 July 2018. An international team of researchers, led by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, has developed adaptive risk management strategies for coastal communities. Coastal More...

hurricane
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready


GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — Food wholesalers and warehouse depots are requested to have their facilities storm/hurricane ready by having a plan in place to prepare and secure their properties More...

Beryl
By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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General information from KPSM   

The management of the KPSM is taking this opportunity to inform the community of Sint Maarten that they should continue to monitor the weather situation with the passing of hurricane/tropical storm Beryl. This More...

EOC Group Meeting
By Desk Editor On Saturday, July 7th, 2018
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Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Hurricane Preparedness Meeting

To the residents and visitors of Sint Maarten Good afternoon, On Saturday morning I activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) due to the pending weather. All ten Emergency Support Functions of the country’s More...

Police department and hurricane - tropical storm Beryl
By Desk Editor On Saturday, July 7th, 2018
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Police informs the community

The police management is taking this opportunity to address the community to state that country Sint Maarten within the next 48 hours will be experiencing the effect of hurricane/ tropical storm Beryl which will More...