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Disaster Management
By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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The government is ready for hurricane season 2018

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of General Affairs, Eugene Rhuggenaath, in his role as commander in chief during a calamity, met with the members of the Permanent Disaster Staff. This organization is comprised of national More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Red Cross: Curacao government does not know what to do with Venezuelan refugees

WILLEMSTAD - Because no convention has been signed, Venezuelans are not taken care of in Curaçao. The Red Cross thinks that the government does not know what to do. Henk Stomp of the Red Cross understands this, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Red Cross survey in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth & Sport in partnership with the Netherlands Red Cross have been executing a co-funded feeding program for students in all primary schools since the passing More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Commemorative coin 150 years of Dutch Red Cross

WILLEMSTAD - On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Dutch Red Cross, the Central Bank has minted a silver commemorative coin of 5 guilders. The divisions Curaçao and Sint Maarten fall under the Dutch Red More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Red Cross in St. Maarten might do second round food voucher relief after residents complain

PHILIPSBURG - The Red Cross might do a second round of its country-wide food voucher relief programme if its resources permit, Netherlands Red Cross Communications Delegate Kathy Mueller said on Tuesday. Mueller’s More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Two hundred thousand collected at One Love SXM

WILLEMSTAD - A major fundraising took place in Curaçao to help the people in St. Maarten. In total, two hundred thousand euros were collected. Under the name, ‘One Love SXM’, radio and television stations worked More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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USFOL volunteers support community event at the Red Cross

WILLEMSTAD - On December 3, 2016, twelve members from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) supported a community event with the local Red Cross Chapter, engaging more than 60 Scouts and staff. The USFOL More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Lessons learnt and best practices in Zika virus response

By the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Less than a month ago, on November 18, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Zika virus is no longer a public health emergency More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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“Curaçao certainly not capable of handling 500 refugees”

WILLEMSTAD – During an interview with the Director of the Risk Management and Disaster Administration, who is also the National Disaster Coordinator, Lesley Fer, he indicated that the crisis management plan does More...

Venezuela
By Edition On Friday, May 13th, 2016
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Aruba at heightened state of alert due to political situation in Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD – According to a report in the Aruban news site NoticiaCla.com in connection with the current political situation in Venezuela, where protests and civil unrest are at issue, the Aruba Police Force, More...