• 10/26/2020 - 17:47

    Sint Maarten Trust Fund Supports Education and Child Protection Systems PHILIPSBURG, October 26, 2020— The Child Resilience and Protection Project, a new US$5 million project funded by the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund, has been approved. The Trust Fund is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank.

  • 10/15/2020 - 05:58

    NGOs can apply for small grants through R4CR The Resources 4 Community Resilience (R4CR) Project was launched in August 2020 to improve the capacity of Sint Maarten’s Civil Society Organizations and support reconstruction and resilience at the community level.

  • 09/09/2020 - 12:31

    SMMC enforces COVID care facility for greater storm resilience, in part funded by the SXM Trust Fund In an effort to weather any possible storms, St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has made arrangements for its COVID care facilities that are located outside SMMC, to be made more storm resilient. The new care facilities are referred to as the SMMC Auxiliary Care Facility (ACF).

  • 08/18/2020 - 18:55

    World Bank Program Manager for SXM Trust Fund Michelle Keane shares opening remarks at ESP launch Highlights of SXM Trust Fund Program Manager Michelle Keane’s speech during the virtual launch of the Enterprise Support Project, August 11th 2020  

  • 08/11/2020 - 18:02

    Sint Maarten Trust Fund Launches Enterprise Support Project PHILIPSBURG, August 11, 2020—The US$35 million Enterprise Support Project was officially launched today. The project is funded by the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction, and Resilience Trust Fund, financed by the Government of the Netherlands, managed by the World Bank, and implemented by the National Recovery Program Bu

  • 07/15/2020 - 11:13

    Sint Maarten Trust Fund Civil Society Partnership Facility to Finance Local CSOs’ Community Resilience Initiatives PHILIPSBURG, July 15, 2020 — The Civil Society Partnership Facility for Resilience, a new US$7.2 million project funded by the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund, financed by the Government of the Netherlands, has been approved.

  • 06/17/2020 - 16:14

    SMMC restarts construction activities new hospital CAY HILL: St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) will be restarting the construction of the new hospital - St. Maarten General Hospital - starting June 15th, 2020 after construction activities were temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 imposed lockdown and associated general restrictions prevailing on St. Maarten.

  • 05/04/2020 - 14:49

    Q&A  All Hands on Deck at Sint Maarten Medical Center In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak of, Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) acted swiftly and decisively to implement and coordinate a response. SMMC is responsible for treating victims of the pandemic, not only from Sint Maarten, but also from neighboring Dutch Kingdom islands Saba and St. Eustatius.

  • 04/10/2020 - 19:49

    UNICEF Netherlands receives funding from Trust Fund, continues strengthening Sint Maarten's children’s rights PHILIPSBURG, April 9, 2020 - UNICEF Netherlands will continue its efforts to improve the situation of children on Sint Maarten, which started in 2017, in response to the aftermath of hurricane Irma.

  • 03/22/2020 - 15:09

    Sint Maarten Trust Fund Steering Committee Approves US$3.6 million for Rapid COVID-19 Response PHILIPSBURG, March 22, 2020— Following a request from the Government of Sint Maarten and a rapid technical review by the World Bank, the Netherlands-financed Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund has immediately approved US$3.6 million to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This support complements the assistance from the Netherlands’ Ministry of Public Health (WVS).