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“Go-Fund-Me” page for assisting Saba

Hello, my name is Tamella Hassell. I was on Saba during the hurricane Irma. I just started a GOFUNDME page for Saba, The Unspoiled Queen. You can find the page HERE. I hope that that people who don’t live there , but visit, can make a donation. All proceeds will go …

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Grand Case airport on St. Maarten has re-opened

Grand Case Airport is open again for commercial flights, just over two weeks after the passing of Hurricane Irma. Since Irma the airport has only been open for military or evacuation flights. Friday was also the last day for humanitarian flights to leave St. Martin from this airport. New Airport …

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Reports from Dominca after Maria passage

Message from Dominica:  It’s 4 30am and I Just spoke with Prime Minister Skerrit via Satellite phone. He and family are fine. Dominica is not!! Tremendous loss of Housing and Public buildings. The main general hospital took a beating. Patient care has been compromised. Many buildings serving as shelters lost …

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KNMI: TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 18 – Maria

TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 18 Date: Wednesday September 20, 2017 Time: 06:44 local time Weather conditions are still extreme. Residents of Saba are advised to remain inside.  Saba is still experiencing wind and rain from hurricane Maria. So far no hurricane Maria related injuries have been reported to police or …

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KNMI: TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 12 – Maria

Listen to the latest address of the Lieutenant Governor, Jonathan Johnson, to the Saba residents:   TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 12 WARNING MESSAGE NO. 7 Date: Tuesday September 19, 2017 Time: 04:54 local time Watches/warnings: The Strike Phase of the Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch continue to be …

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KNMI: TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 11 – Maria

Listen to the latest address of the Lieutenant Governor, Jonathan Johnson, to the Saba residents:   TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 11 WARNING MESSAGE NO. 6 Date: Monday September 18, 2017 Time: 22:53 local time Watches/warnings: A Tropical storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch are in effect for Hurricane Maria for …

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