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Dutch Parliament supports hurricane-proof rebuilding

The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parlia­ment supports a hurricane-proof and sustainable construction of buildings in the Windward Is­lands in the reconstruction period after Hurricane Irma. Parliament adopted a motion to this extent on Tuesday. All parties in the Second Cham­ber, except for the Party for Free­dom PVV, supported the …

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Saba, Statia not forgotten in recovery, says Knops

Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops assured during the plenary handling of the draft 2018 budget for Kingdom Rela­tions in the Second Cham­ber of the Dutch Parliament that St. Eustatius and Saba will not be forgotten in the reconstruction efforts of the Windward Islands fol­lowing Hurricane Irma. “We have …

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Durable goods arrived for Statia hurricane victims

Durable goods to help victims of hurricanes Irma and Maria arrived recently on St. Eustatiusnday. The Unit of Social Affairs (SZW) has started the immediate distribution of the goods (refrigerators, beds, fan and stoves) in the second week of November to those persons who have already completed the application process. …

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Fundraising creates a new horizon for Maritsa

Maritsa Riley is one of the unfortunate residents of Saba, who lost her roof and most of her belongings during Hurricane Irma. Maritsa lived in her house in St. Johns with her one year old son and eleven year old daughter and another cousin she was taking care of. Sea …

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