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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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ODM: Remain Vigilant and Prepared. Hurricane Season Not Yet Over

By   /  October 18, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM: Remain Vigilant and Prepared. Hurricane Season Not Yet Over

Even though tropical storm activity has subsided during the past couple of weeks, that does not mean the hurricane season is over, Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Monday. There is still six weeks to go as the season runs through November 30. Residents and businesses are advised to remain vigilant and prepared, the […]

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“Our future is at hand- let’s move forward together”; Happy Global Handwashing Day

By   /  October 15, 2021  /  Community, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on “Our future is at hand- let’s move forward together”; Happy Global Handwashing Day

PHILIPSBURG? Global Handwashing Day is celebrated on October 15th every year in efforts to educate and encourage the public to embrace the benefits of properly washing  their hands with water and soap.   Hand washing is a simple, cost effective and yet a very impactful intervention to significantly maintain ones health and keep the germs […]

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SXMGOV Radio 107.9FM on TELEM TelTV +

By   /  October 8, 2021  /  Government, Public Service Announcements, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on SXMGOV Radio 107.9FM on TELEM TelTV +

  Philipsburg ? The SXMGOV Radio, the Government of Sint Maarten’s Official Radio Station, managed and operated by the Department of Communication, has added another avenue to broadcast the government?s latest news and general information on plans, policies, events, and endeavors from the Council of Ministers, the Ministries, and the departments.  The public can tune […]

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ODM Additional Weather Systems Could Form, Remain Vigilant and Prepared

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Community, Island Life, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM Additional Weather Systems Could Form, Remain Vigilant and Prepared

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) ? Fire Chief/National Disaster Coordinator Clive Richardson from the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Monday, major Hurricane Sam will pass over 300 miles at its closest point northeast of Sint Maarten late Wednesday or early Thursday, according to the Meteorological Department of Sint Maarten (MDS) and therefore poses […]

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Time Management workshop being held by SSSD on Sept. 28

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Education, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Time Management workshop being held by SSSD on Sept. 28

Many students are challenged by the constraint of time and if time is not managed properly it can be detrimental to their success. Realizing that lost time cannot be regained and that students need all the assistance they can get to be successful, the Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, […]

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ODM: Calls on Residents and Businesses to Closely Monitor Tropical Storm Sam. Recheck your Disaster Supply Kit

By   /  September 24, 2021  /  Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM: Calls on Residents and Businesses to Closely Monitor Tropical Storm Sam. Recheck your Disaster Supply Kit

The 18th -named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season Tropical Storm (TS) Sam, is expected to become the seventh hurricane of the season on Friday. TS Sam is expected to become a major hurricane over the weekend. On Thursday according to the Meteorological Department of Sint Maarten (MDS), TS Sam was located over 1600 […]

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ODM: Remain Vigilant and Prepared. Hurricane Season Not Yet Over

By   /  September 17, 2021  /  Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM: Remain Vigilant and Prepared. Hurricane Season Not Yet Over

The hurricane season runs through November 30 two and half months still to go. Currently there are a number of weather systems in the eastern Atlantic Ocean between the Lesser Antilles and Africa, and therefore for the remaining 10+ weeks of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, residents and businesses are advised to remain vigilant and […]

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Addressing Youth Depression and Self Harm: What Parents Can Do about it?

By   /  September 14, 2021  /  Health, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Addressing Youth Depression and Self Harm: What Parents Can Do about it?

An informative panel discussion entitled: ?Addressing Youth Depression and Self Harm: What Parents Can Do about it.? The Workshop is being organized by the Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport for the general public especially parents of primary and secondary school going children. Depression is one of […]

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Richardson: Remain Vigilant. It’s Your Personal Responsibility to Be Prepared this Hurricane Season!

By   /  September 3, 2021  /  Local News, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Richardson: Remain Vigilant. It’s Your Personal Responsibility to Be Prepared this Hurricane Season!

Fire Chief and National Disaster Coordinator Clive Richardson, is once again appealing to the community of Sint Maarten to be prepared as the country is now in the peak period of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. At this point in time, Hurricane Larry, the 12th named storm system of the season, is located in the […]

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