Tag archive for ‘hurricane’
Wever worried: not enough homes are being repaired
By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Wever worried: not enough homes are being repaired

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (VROMI) Christopher Wever, in his capacity as Acting Minister of Public Health, Social Development & Labour (VSA) More...

Dr. J. Foundation - Hurricane Irma Reintegration Program (25)
By Online Editor On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Dr. J. Foundation urges community to donate to the Hurricane Irma Reintegration Program

COLE BAY — After Hurricane Irma struck Sint Maarten on September 6th, 2017, people were left homeless – wondering where to go. Now, two years later, there remains about 40 people living in a shelter. More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By Online Editor On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Ferrier: It is never nice to say “I told you so”

Dear Editor, “I told you so” is a phrase used when a warning issued in the past is ignored, only to be proven correct in the present. It is never nice to say, “I told you so”, but if ever there was a good More...

risk-reduction-day-awareness-1
By Online Editor On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Fire Dept./ODM: Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – “Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services,” was the theme for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction that was observed More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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If only

Dear Editor, Many years ago there was a board of directors that took the decision to build a new airport building and they approved the plans to build the airport building. They would have appointed expensive architects More...

Ombudsman Sint Maarten Nilda Arduin
By The Publisher On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Ombudsman concludes Systemic Investigation regarding Disaster Management Plan

Philipsburg — The Ombudsman recently concluded a Systemic Investigation, initiated after the hurricanes of  September 2017, regarding the state of preparedness of the government of Sint Maarten pursuant 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...

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...

Gracita Arrindell
By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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“Parliament missing in action“ says Gracita Arrindell

“PARLIAMENT MISSING IN ACTION AT A TIME WHEN NEEDED MOST BY THE PEOPLE OF SINT MAARTEN“ “IT JUST IS NOT RIGHT” SAYS PPA LEADER GRACITA ARRINDEL Philipsburg, July 15, 2018. Gracita states;  “Most people 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...