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Source: 721 News
19 Jun 2024 08:14 AM

Sint Maarten Prepares For Reconstruction Of Sint Maarten Library

Sint Maarten The NRPB is pleased to announce that several pre-demolition activities have commenced in preparation for the reconstruction of the Sint Maarten Library, formerly known as the Philipsburg Jubilee Library. These preliminary steps include issuing several tenders, erecting fencing to section off the location, and ensuring safety once demolition begins.

On behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten, the NRPB implements the Fostering Resilient Learning Project (FRLP) to address the island’s educational needs after the destruction caused during the 2017 hurricane season Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jun 2024 10:01 AM

Cooperation Agreement Announced To Boost Msme Support In St. Maarten

NRPB Director Claret Connor (centre, right) and SEDC President Pearl Hendrickson (centre, left) solidify the MOU signing with a handshake, observed by ESP Project Manager Anisa Dijkhoffz (right), and SEDC Vice President Avril Isaac (left).

PHILIPSBURG--National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) and St. Maarten Entrepreneurship Developme Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2024 08:36 AM

National Recovery Program Bureau Completes Fifth Year Of Clean Financial Audits

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten The National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) reports the completion of its fifth consecutive year of clean financial audits of the projects it manages under the St. Maarten Trust Fund, which reflects the ongoing commitment to transparent and accountable management practices. This consistency in financial integrity has played a crucial role in supporting the island’s ongoing recovery and development efforts. The Trust Fund was established in 2018 and is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank.

Currently, the NRPB is managing eleven projects centered on recovery, resilience and sustainability collectively valued at over US $400 million Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2024 04:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) reports the completion of its fifth consecutive year of clean financial audits of the projects it manages under the St. Maarten Trust Fund, which reflects the ongoing commitment to transparent and accountable management practices. This consistency in financial integrity has played a crucial role in supporting the island's ongoing recovery and development efforts. The Trust Fund was established in 2018 and is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank.

Currently, the NRPB is managing eleven projects centered on recovery, resilience and sustainability collectively valued at over US $400 million Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Aug 2023 12:37 AM

World Bank Approves $8M Grant To Strengthen Mental Health Services

Members of the World Banks Improving Mental Health in St. Maarten Project Team with the NRPB, from left: Franchetta Schoe (NRPB); Abel Knottnerus (NRPB); Claret Connor (Director, NRPB); Toyin Jagha (Manager, St. Maarten Trust Fund Programme - World Bank); Ana Mercado (World Bank, Task Team Leader); Johanne Angers (World Bank); Alyssa Khan (World Bank) and Sara Burga (World Bank) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Jun 2023 06:46 PM

~As seen in recent visit by Government of Suriname delegation~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has expressed satisfaction with the capacity being built in local institutions during her tenure at the head of the Council of Ministers.
This is especially evident in the fields of development and project management, as seen in a recent visit of a delegation from the Government of Suriname to understand the benefits of a centralized project implementation unit (PIU) based on the experiences of the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) and its role in the successful ongoing implementation of the Sint Maarten Trust Fund.

Building local capacity in our institutions has been a top priority during my tenure and I am delighted by the progress we have made Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 May 2023 05:49 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---Toyin Jagha, Program Manager of the Sint Maarten Trust Fund Program of the Caribbean Country Management Unit, accompanied by the Director of the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB), Claret Connor, and delegation members Staciann Cunningham and Carla Bridglal, met with the Council of Ministers (COM) on Thursday, May 25, 2023, as part of the Trust Fund Program Management Mission to Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Mar 2023 07:17 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The wastewater treatment system at the Leonald Conner Primary School in Cay Bay has now fully resumed operations, thanks to repairs through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund. Not many Sint Maarten schools can boast of having an in-house system to treat and process the wastewater from its bathrooms and canteen. The Leonald Conner School was one of them - at least that was until Hurricane Irma devastated the island in the early morning hours of September 6, 2017. In addition to severe damage to the schools building, the wastewater treatment plant was rendered inoperable by Irmas catastrophic winds.

Through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, a total of 19 schools are being repaired through its Emergency Recovery Project (ERP-1) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Mar 2023 12:36 PM

Thirty volunteers clean up Fort Amsterdam

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Friday 10th of March, 30 volunteers gathered early in the morning at Fort Amsterdam for a clean-up event organized as part of SXM DOET. After two hours, participants were proud of the large pile of trash collected, including car parts, beach chairs, cables, and zinc debris left over from previous storms as well as bottles and parts of Styrofoam scattered in the dense vegetation. After the clean-up, participants gathered to listen to the EPIC team discuss the Caribbean brown pelican and the importance of its habitat Read more


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Source: 721 News
10 Feb 2023 12:22 AM

More Than 90 Stakeholders Share Their Ideas About Sint MaartenS Solid Waste Future

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten More than 90 stakeholders came out and shared their ideas about Sint Maartens solid waste future during a consultation meeting on Wednesday, February 1.

The meeting presented the draft vision for Integrated Solid Waste Management on Sint Maarten by 2030. Based on previous discussions within government, this document outlines a future in which persons act responsibly and the country is greener and more sustainable. It also sketches a future in which solid waste materials are reduced, reused, and recycled, and where waste management is funded through structural means and executed by a Waste Authority.

After the presentation of the draft vision, attendees participated in a public roundtable discussion Read more


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Source: 721 News
09 Feb 2023 10:08 PM

Ambulance Workers Complete Operational And Maintenance Training For New Ambulances

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Personnel of the Sint Maarten Ambulance Department have successfully completed a five-day training course to familiarize themselves with the four (4) brand new ambulance vehicles that were delivered in late December 2022.

Conducted by ambulance manufacturer REV Group and Zoll, the training sessions focused on the use and maintenance of the ambulances and their operating systems. It also included a train-the-trainer” component to enable local ambulance workers to provide these operational and maintenance training courses in the future.

At a combined cost of approximately US $1.2 million, the new ambulances were procured through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, which is financed by the Government of the Netherlands, managed by the World Bank, and implemented by the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) on behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten.

Since 2018, the Sint Maarten Trust Fund has invested in equipment for Sint Maartens firefighters and ambulance workers, as well as in repair work to the Philipsburg and Simpson Bay police stations and Fire and Ambulance building to fix damage caused by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Feb 2023 09:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  More than 90 stakeholders came out and shared their ideas about Sint Maartens solid waste future during a consultation meeting on Wednesday, February 1.
The meeting presented the draft vision for Integrated Solid Waste Management in Sint Maarten by 2030. Based on previous discussions within the government, this document outlines a future in which persons act responsibly and the country is greener and more sustainable. It also sketches a future in which solid waste materials are reduced, reused, and recycled, and where waste management is funded through structural means and executed by a Waste Authority Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
01 Feb 2023 07:15 PM

El Reasentamiento Involuntario Se Puede Realizar De Manera Humanitaria, Dice Nrpb

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Las personas que viven cerca del basurero en Pond Island, denominadas “PAP”, abreviatura de “personas afectadas por el proyecto”, ahora estn siendo reasentadas involuntariamente bajo el Proyecto de Manejo de Escombros del Fondo Fiduciario. En una extensa entrevista con The Daily Herald, el director de la Oficina del Programa Nacional de Recuperacin (NRPB), Claret Connor, dijo que estas personas estn siendo reubicadas de manera humanitaria.

NRPB ha firmado acuerdos con 138 PAP para ser reubicados y reembolsados, ya sea en especie -ofreci otra vivienda- o en efectivo Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
31 Jan 2023 01:28 AM

Trabajadores De Ambulancias Completan Capacitacin Operativa Y De Mantenimiento Para Nuevas Ambulancias

El personal del Departamento de Ambulancias de Sint Maarten complet con xito un curso de capacitacin de cinco das para familiarizarse con los cuatro (4) vehculos de ambulancia nuevos que se entregaron a fines de diciembre de 2022.

Realizadas por el fabricante de ambulancias REV Group y Zoll, las sesiones de formacin se centraron en el uso y mantenimiento de las ambulancias y sus sistemas operativos. Tambin incluy un componente de “capacitacin de capacitadores” para permitir que los trabajadores de ambulancias locales brinden estos cursos de capacitacin operativa y de mantenimiento en el futuro.

Con un costo combinado de aproximadamente US$1,2 millones, las nuevas ambulancias se adquirieron a travs del Fondo Fiduciario de Sint Maarten, financiado por el Gobierno de los Pases Bajos, administrado por el Banco Mundial e implementado por la Oficina del Programa Nacional de Recuperacin (NRPB) en nombre del Gobierno de Sint Maarten.

Desde 2018, el Fondo Fiduciario de Sint Maarten ha invertido en equipos para los bomberos y trabajadores de ambulancias de Sint Maarten, as como en trabajos de reparacin de las estaciones de polica de Philipsburg y Simpson Bay y el edificio de Bomberos y Ambulancias para reparar los daos causados por el huracn Irma y el huracn Mara Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
31 Jan 2023 01:27 AM

Involuntary Resettlement Can Be Done In A Humanitarian Way, Says Nrpb

The Resettlement Area of Impact (RAI) outlined in the picture above.

PHILIPSBURG-Persons living near the dump on Pond Island, termed PAPs, short for project-affected persons, are now being involuntarily resettled under the Trust Funds Debris Management Project. In an extensive interview with The Daily Herald, National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) Director Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Jan 2023 10:14 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Personnel of the Sint Maarten Ambulance Department have successfully completed a five-day training course to familiarize themselves with the four (4) brand-new ambulance vehicles that were delivered in late December 2022.
Conducted by ambulance manufacturer REV Group and Zoll, the training sessions focused on the use and maintenance of the ambulances and their operating systems. It also included a train-the-trainer" component to enable local ambulance workers to provide these operational and maintenance training courses in the future Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Jan 2023 12:16 PM

BELVEDERE:--- Sint Maarten As most residents settle into their new homes in the Belvedere Towers, they can sleep soundly knowing that the renovations were guided by the Government of Sint Maartens build-back better principle. The results are safer, modern apartments that can better withstand future natural disasters.
Financed through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, the renovations took place in 64 apartments in six (6) residential buildings managed by the Sint Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jan 2023 10:29 AM

Resilience Has Been Built Into Every Part Of The Newly Renovated Belvedere Towers

BELVEDERE, Sint Maarten As most residents settle into their new homes in the Belvedere Towers, they can sleep soundly knowing that the renovations were guided by the Government of Sint Maartens build back better principle. The results are safer, modern apartments that can better withstand future natural disasters.

Financed through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, the renovations took place in 64 apartments in six (6) residential buildings managed by the Sint Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Nov 2022 10:12 AM

Residentes Y Negocios Aledaos Al Vertedero En Proceso De Reubicacin Para Apoyar Mejoras En La Gestin Local De Residuos Slidos

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Con el pleno apoyo y compromiso del Gobierno de Sint Maarten, la Oficina del Programa Nacional de Recuperacin (NRPB) ha comenzado el proceso de reasentamiento de la comunidad en el rea junto al vertedero en Pond Island. Esta actividad, que es parte del Proyecto de Gestin de Desechos del Fondo Fiduciario de Sint Maarten (EDMP), ayudar a allanar el camino para una mejor gestin de los residuos slidos del pas.

El reasentamiento de la comunidad es un paso importante en la reforma del sistema de gestin de residuos slidos de Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
01 Oct 2022 09:41 PM

El Futuro Digital De Sint Maarten Est Un Paso Ms Cerca Con El Lanzamiento De La Estrategia De Transformacin Digital Del Gobierno

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten En los continuos esfuerzos de digitalizacin iniciados durante la pandemia de COVID-19, el Gobierno de Sint Maarten lanz recientemente su Estrategia de Transformacin Digital, que actuar como una hoja de ruta de siete aos para guiar las actividades del gobierno hacia un futuro digital de brindar servicios ms rpidos y servicios en lnea ms eficientes.

Facilitar a los ciudadanos y las empresas el acceso a los servicios gubernamentales y la interaccin con los ministerios y departamentos gubernamentales es el ncleo de esta estrategia digital, que se ha denominado “eSXM”.

La estrategia establece el marco en el que se colocar un mayor nmero de servicios en una plataforma de ventanilla nica en lnea, que se disear de manera accesible y comprensible para todos, incluso aquellos que son menos expertos en tecnologa Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Sep 2022 12:05 AM

Government Launches Its Digital Transformation Strategy, Esxm

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (fourth right), Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion (fourth left), and NRPB Director Claret Connor (third right) with World Bank, Trust Fund, and Government of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Sep 2022 08:13 AM

Finalizan 2 Torres De Belvedere: El Primer Grupo De Inquilinos Se Muda De Nuevo

BELVEDERE, Sint Maarten Con las reparaciones de los primeros dos edificios Belvedere Towers completadas, diecisis familias estn en proceso de mudarse a los apartamentos recientemente renovados. El trabajo de renovacin fue parte del Proyecto de Recuperacin de Emergencia (ERP-1) del St. Maarten Trust Fund.

La primera ministra Silveria Jacobs, el ministro de Vivienda Pblica, Planificacin Espacial, Medio Ambiente e Infraestructura VROMI Egbert Doran, el representante holands en St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Sep 2022 11:26 PM

Celebration At Two Belvedere Towers: First Group Of Tenants Moves Back In

The completed Belvedere Towers buildings (in foreground) with the other four buildings in various stages of repair.

BELVEDERE--With repairs to the first two Belvedere Towers buildings completed, sixteen families are in the process of moving into newly renovated apartments. The renovation work was part of the St. Maarten Trust Funds Emergency Recovery Project (ERP-1).
Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran, Dutch Representative in St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
13 Sep 2022 09:20 PM

El Proyecto De Apoyo Empresarial Ahora Ha Ayudado A 150 Pequeas Empresas A Recuperarse En Estos Tiempos Econmicos Tan Difciles.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten En solo dos aos de implementacin, el Proyecto de Apoyo Empresarial (ESP) del Fondo Fiduciario ha aprobado ms de US $11 millones y desembolsado US $10,4 millones en paquetes de apoyo financiero a 150 empresas locales para ayudarlas a recuperarse de los efectos de las recientes recesiones de la economa de Sint Maarten.

Lanzado oficialmente en agosto de 2020, el ESP est brindando un impulso muy necesario a la economa al facilitar subvenciones y prstamos a bajo inters a micro, pequeas y medianas empresas (MIPYME) con la ayuda de las instituciones financieras asociadas Qredits, Banco di Caribe, Windward Islands Bank (WIB) y Ontwikkelingsbank van de Nederlandse Antillen (OBNA).

Al 6 de septiembre de 2022, exactamente 150 MIPYMES han sido aprobadas para recibir asistencia financiera a travs de ESP Read more


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