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Recent rainfall could increase mosquito population. Residents advised to Check Gardens/Yards for Breeding Habitats

By   /  October 20, 2021  /  Environment, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Recent rainfall could increase mosquito population. Residents advised to Check Gardens/Yards for Breeding Habitats

The country has been experiencing rainfall events for several days, and the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is calling on residents to help stop the spread of mosquitoes by preventing them from breeding in your backyard or garden after these events. The best […]

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Ministry of VROMI takes Rainfall Mitigation Measures. Interruption in Great Bay Beachgoing Activities

By   /  October 19, 2021  /  Environment, Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of VROMI takes Rainfall Mitigation Measures. Interruption in Great Bay Beachgoing Activities

The Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) is advising against beach going activities at the Great Bay Beach for the next few days due to the temporary opening of the Great Bay Channel which took place at 6:00PM October 18, 2021, through 12:00AM midnight. The decision to open the […]

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Ministry of VROMI finalizes New Building Codes and Environmental Norms; Receives Build Back Better Products

By   /  September 13, 2021  /  Environment, Government, Infrastructure, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of VROMI finalizes New Building Codes and Environmental Norms; Receives Build Back Better Products

  GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Members of Association of Dutch Municipalities VNG-International handed over final reports of Building Codes and Technical Norms to Prime Minister Hon. Silveria Jacobs and Minister Hon. Ardwell Irion, on behalf of the Minister of VROMI Hon. Egbert Doran, the Cabinet of the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, […]

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The Sint Maarten Disaster Management Organization

By   /  September 12, 2021  /  Environment, Government, Weather  /  Comments Off on The Sint Maarten Disaster Management Organization

On August 26th, Disaster Management Coordinator and Fire Chief Clive Richardson, Section Head Disaster Management Paul Martens, and Emergency Support Function (ESF) 9 Governmental Affairs representative Angelique Gumbs made a presentation to members of the Council of Ministers (COM) concerning the structure of the disaster management system, the role of the Prime Minister and responsibilities […]

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Sint Maarten announces partnership with GridMarket and the Island Resilience Partnership to achieve key energy and carbon goals

By   /  August 11, 2021  /  Environment, Government  /  Comments Off on Sint Maarten announces partnership with GridMarket and the Island Resilience Partnership to achieve key energy and carbon goals

Sint Maarten will leverage the GridMarket platform to transition away from diesel dependence and create a sustainable, resilient, low cost energy future New York, August 2021 — GridMarket, Sint Maarten, and Island Resilience Partnership (IRP) are thrilled to announce a public private partnership dedicated to helping Sint Maarten transition to clean, resilient, and affordable energy […]

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Ministry VROMI Recommences with Road Maintenance Program

By   /  August 5, 2021  /  Community, Environment, Local News, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Ministry VROMI Recommences with Road Maintenance Program

Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI), announces the recommencement of its road maintenance program which started on August 1st on Union Road in Cole Bay. This is the first round which is primarily focused on main access roads and will be followed up with the repair of secondary roads […]

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CPS calls on the Community to Remove Mosquito Breeding Habitats by Cleaning Up Yards and Gardens

By   /  July 20, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Environment, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on CPS calls on the Community to Remove Mosquito Breeding Habitats by Cleaning Up Yards and Gardens

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is calling on residents to make use of the opportunity to clean up their yards and surroundings in connection with the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, and to help prevent mosquito breeding habitats. Waste disposal companies have announced […]

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It is hurricane season. Remain Proactive in Removing Mosquito Breeding Habitats after Rainfall events

By   /  June 24, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Environment, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on It is hurricane season. Remain Proactive in Removing Mosquito Breeding Habitats after Rainfall events

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is reminding the community to remain proactive in removing mosquito breeding habitats in and around the yard or place of business after any rainfall event. We are now in the hurricane season, and the country will see […]

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DUST WARNING; THOSE SUSCEPTIBLE REMAIN CAUTIOUS

By   /  June 17, 2021  /  Environment, Weather  /  Comments Off on DUST WARNING; THOSE SUSCEPTIBLE REMAIN CAUTIOUS

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley hereby informs the public of a lot of dust ahead. People with pulmonary or eye conditions should take the necessary precautions. In distinguishing the possible symptoms from COVID-19, the latter has more systemic effects/symptoms; headaches, fever, sore muscles. Dust symptoms are usually limited to […]

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First Nature Policy Plan 2021-2025 as Country on Public Review for One-Month

By   /  June 3, 2021  /  Environment, Local News  /  Comments Off on First Nature Policy Plan 2021-2025 as Country on Public Review for One-Month

Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI), has placed the first issued ?Sint Maarten?s Nature Policy Plan? on public review for one-month to facilitate communication with all stakeholders. The document serves as a framework for management and development of nature on Sint Maarten from 2021-2025. The overall objective of the […]

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