Tag archive for ‘rebuilding’
devastation 20170916 - HH
By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Dutch experts in Trouw: “Making a house hurricane proof does not have to be that costly”

GREAT BAY – Reconstruction efforts must result in a better and stronger St. Maarten. That is the message from the local government and few will have an argument with that point of departure. But how this must More...

Daniel Gibbs 20171014 - HH
By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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President Daniel Gibbs: No conditions from France for rebuilding French side of Saint Martin

MARIGOT – The French part of St. Martin is not subject to conditions for receiving financial aid from France, the way the Dutch government has put demands on Dutch St. Maarten. “If there is any obligation to More...

Hurricane Irma Damages SXM Airport
By webadmin On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Rebuilding of SXM Airport terminal building will commence soon

Simpson Bay — The Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM Airport will reopen for commercial flights with effect from October 10, 2017. “Despite the severe damage the airport sustained with the More...

Hurrican Irma Damages Point Blanche
By webadmin On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Port expects first cruise ship on St. Maarten Day

GREAT BAY – Port St. Maarten Management understands the importance of the cruise sector to the national economy, and is working diligently with the cruise lines and local stakeholders to have the first commercial More...

Hurrican Irma Relief Efforts 3
By webadmin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Building permit needed for reconstruction, repairs or rebuilding

Philipsburg – The general public is reminded that building or making changes to a building without an approved building permit, is in violation of article 7 of the Building Ordinance. A building stop is in effect More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Think first

The ambition to rebuild St. Maarten as fast as possible is understandable. Everybody wants to go back to business as usual, the economy needs to get going and people need jobs and an income. But fast is not always More...