CBCS launches hurricane awareness campaign. | SMN News

June 1: Hurricane season

Willemstad/Philipsburg:— With the start of the hurricane season approaching on June 1, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) wants to promote hurricane preparedness in the community of Sint Maarten.

 According to the comprehensive assessment by the Government of Sint Maarten and theWorld Bank, the total damage and losses from hurricanes Irma and Maria in September2017, were estimated at USD 2.7 billion, of which only between USD 320-430 million in damages was covered by insurance. Unfortunately, from assessments conducted at insurance companies, the CBCS determined that a significant number of properties did

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