Philipsburg – Honorable Minister of VROMI Christopher Emmanuel, requested 2 garbage trucks from the Government of The Netherlands to assist with the waste situation post Hurricane Irma and Maria.
The two garbage trucks will be assisting the trucks in the areas Cay Hill, Bush Road and Cole Bay under the operation of Meadowlands NV.
Civil Mission Head Mr. Erwin Arkenbout is on the island with a group of 15 specialists assessing the current situation on the island. They will also assist with housing, water distribution, reconstruction of schools and much more to help rebuild Sint Maarten.
Minister Emmanuel expressed his gratitude to the Dutch Government with assisting thus far. He is also looking forward to the additional heavy equipment and materials arriving on the Joint Logistic Support Ship His Majesty Karel Doorman.