Press Releases

2017-10-12 Practical information post IRMA
The community is demanding the removal of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs)

The community of Saint-Martin asks the owners of end-of-life vehicles to come closer under a week from their insurer, in order to carry out the procedures of declaration of disaster and to evacuate their vehicle from the public domain by their insurance as soon as possible deadlines.
As the community is cleaning up the territory, it needs these abandoned vehicles to be removed from the public domain as soon as possible. In addition to obstructing traffic, obstructing parking and access to certain car parks, these end-of-life vehicles (VHUs) represent a danger to personal safety and public health. VHUs promote vector diseases by sheltering mosquito and insect habitats.
Beyond the 8 days of tolerance granted, the community of Saint-Martin will proceed by a territorial decree to the notice of the owners who have not undertaken this procedure with their insurer, it will proceed to the removal of the vehicles outside of by integrating them into the destruction circuit.
The community of Saint-Martin thanks you for your contribution and your understanding, this device being part of a public utility after the hurricane IRMA.

2017-10-12 Practical information post IRMA
Community requests removal of marine wrecks

The community of Saint-Martin is asking ship owners who are damaged or are now in the state of wrecks following Hurricane IRMA to get closer to their insurance company as soon as possible in order to proceed or to finalize their claims.
Owners are then required to take all necessary measures to evacuate the public domain and to treat these vessels.
The community of Saint-Martin thanks you for your contribution and your understanding, this device being part of a public utility after the hurricane IRMA.

2017-10-12 Civil status
Civil status: Last Saturday for people affected

The community of Saint-Martin has set up three exceptional civil status offices, on Saturday 30 September, Saturday 07 and 14 October 2017, from 9h to 12h, at the hotel of the community. The last permanence of Saturday takes place the 14 October.
This permanence is open to the victims of Irma who need to obtain official documents (passport - Identity card - various acts). It is complementary to the permanence of the open civil status, from Monday to Friday, from 8h30 to 12h, at the hotel of the community.
Through this initiative, President Gibbs wished to allow the victims of Irma to have a particular listening with a dedicated window to carry out their formalities as soon as possible.

************************************
The Collectivity of St Martin

The community of Saint-Martin is setting up three exceptional "civil registries" help desk on Saturday, September 30, Saturday, October 7, 14, from 2017: The last one will be open on Saturday 9th.

This administrative document shall be open to Irma. It comes in addition to the permanent civil registries, from Monday to Friday, from 8: 30 to 12: 00 pm, at the hotel of the Community.

Through this initiative, President Gibbs wished to allow the victims of Irma to have a particular listening with a dedicated to carry out their formalities as soon as possible.

2017-10-11 Practical information post IRMA
Latest news from the community

ARS News on the operation of the CFL hospital in Saint-Martin
According to Jean-Claude LUCINA, Director of Care at ARS Guadeloupe, the hospital is gradually returning to normal activity with a steady rate of consultations with emergency departments (120 / day against 60 to 70 in normal times).
While there is also a strong "dressing activity" in the absence of many regular providers, Mr. LUCINA advised that the outpatient consultations resumed on Monday 9 / 10 and that the programmed activities (Medicine and Surgery) resume on Friday 13 October.
The psychiatric unit, requisitioned to house reinforcements arrived in Saint-Martin in the aftermath of Hurricane IRMA, will be released between 19 and 22 October and patients who have been displaced in Guadeloupe will be able to return to this service.
Moreover, although the hospital's food supply is now fully operational, the facility will only operate at full capacity in 6 at 9 months after the renovation of rooms and facilities destroyed by IRMA.

La Poste Info on Mail Delivery
The opening of the office of Marigot to the following temporary schedules with the realization of all mail and banking operations:
Monday to Friday from 7h00 to 15h15
Saturday from 7h00 to 13h

Both ticket dispensers are in operation.
The 3 other establishments in Grand-Case, Galisbay and Quartier d'Orléans, which are heavily vandalized and degraded, are being repaired and closed until further notice.

The opening of the Concordia Courier Center for the delivery of proceedings only pending the restoration of the network.

Customers with post office boxes at the Concordia Courier Center can go.
All incoming mail, parcels and Chronopost will be delivered to the recipient as far as possible.


2017-10-10 Practical information post IRMA
Latest news from the community

Social Care:
The social hub of the community continues to welcome the victims of 8h 15h at its premises in Concordia, St. Paul Mingau (job center building).


• Solidarity and Families:

- + 70 families listed for the distribution of food and water
- Processing time of a file: 20 minutes
- The census of the victims will end this week

• Aid to victims:
- Single number: 0690378401
- Legal, social and psychological assistance
- Appointment possible shortly

Removal of garbage and miscellaneous waste
• Starting on Monday 9 October 2017, garbage collection is resumed. People are encouraged to use garbage cans and to discard garbage on public roads. The selective sorting of glass and cardboard must resume as before, since the ecosite of Grandes Cayes is in the capacity to treat sorted waste.

• Merchants are asked to transport their waste to the landfill and not to put their rubbish bins on the pavements. Thank you to everyone who keeps the cleanliness.

• People wishing to have car wrecks removed free of charge can get closer to the Sustainable Development Pole, former Fort Louis Road Hospital, open Monday to Friday from 8h to 15h.

This management of the community must make it possible to remove as many abandoned vehicles and to clean the polluted areas.

The water network
• The reverse osmosis plant UCDEM is currently capable of producing 3500m3 of water / day, however it operates in a degraded mode.
• La Générale des Eaux fuels 63% of households, but some sectors are still cut, such as Anse Marcel Orient Bay, Oyster Pond. Many leaks on the networks
• A "rotating" distribution is implemented with controlled cuts to try to serve as many sectors as possible and repair leaks.

The EDF network
• On 16 000 fireplaces, 12 000 are supplied with electricity: 80%
• On 241 transformation stations, 231 are now secure
• All schools (public and private) are replenished in electricity
• 25 generators have been installed in areas where networks are not yet rehabilitated. These generators can power up to 20 homes.

Security :

• At the request of President Gibbs: The device for a visible presence with traders reassure professionals. 60 mobile patrols monitor territory
• Traffic restriction is maintained from 00h to 5h
• 600 gendarmes are mobilized.
• 12 police officers of the Judicial Police have just arrived to help the procedures "looting".
• 120 procedures against looters have been conducted to date

Back to School
• Facilities that meet security standards have been re-opened. The Clair Saint-Maximin and Omer Arrondell elementary schools and secondary schools in the Quartier d'Orléans, the École Cité and the Aline Hanson, Hervé Williams and Emile Choisy schools.
• The Collège Mont des Accords and the Jean Anselme schools have just reopened.

Health - ARS
• Opening of the outpatient clinics at Marigot Concordia LCF Hospital starting Tuesday, October 10.
• 75% of GPs are open
• 50% of specialist doctors are open
• 5 pharmacies are open on existing 11
• Vector control (mosquitoes): reinforcements will arrive in the territory to go door to door and prevent mosquito proliferation. Young people will be recruited locally to ensure this awareness.
• Specialized local companies will soon be called upon to combat the proliferation of flies
It should be noted that local doctors in Orléans will be able to issue prescription drugs to compensate for the absence of pharmacy in this area.
The Orléans neighborhood clinic was transformed into a psychological support cell
Sandy Ground and Grand Case Clinics are currently accommodating doctors whose office has been destroyed
A territorial decree will be taken to catch stray animals (dogs - cows - pigs).

2017-10-06 Practical information post IRMA
Latest news from the community

The Red Cross :

- 1000 Tarpaulins ordered (arrival 09 week October)
- Distribution of solar lamps with ESF by Electriciens sans frontières
- The 6 distribution points Red Cross, will be gradually stopped
- Red Cross mobile teams continue door-to-door

Civil Security:

- Present on the territory still 10 days
- 30 000m2 of tarpaulins already installed on damaged roofs
- 300 tarpaulin still in stock

Increase of the quota of water delivered / day by FRIGODOM in the framework of the requisition due to the opening of schools
Social Care:
The social hub of the community continues to welcome the victims of 8h 15h at its premises in Concordia, St. Paul Mingau (job center building).
• Solidarity and Families:

- + 70 families listed for the distribution of food and water
- Processing time of a file: 20 minutes
- The census of the victims will end this week

• Aid to victims:
- Single number: 0690378401
- Legal, social and psychological assistance
- Rendezv-vs possible soon

Distribution points WATER:

- Meters will be installed shortly
- Breaks on the network

The water network
• The reverse osmosis plant UCDEM is currently capable of producing 3500m3 of water / day, however it operates in a degraded mode.
• La Générale des Eaux fuels 67% of households, but some sectors are still cut, such as Anse Marcel Orient Bay, Oyster Pond. Many leaks on the networks
• A "rotating" distribution is implemented with controlled cuts to try to serve as many sectors as possible.

The EDF network
• On 16 000 fireplaces, 12 000 are supplied with electricity: 80%
• On 241 transformation stations, 231 are now secure
• All schools (public and private) are replenished in electricity
• 25 generators have been installed in areas where networks are not yet rehabilitated. These generators can power up to 20 homes.


Security :

• At the request of President Gibbs: The device for a visible presence with traders reassure professionals

Back to School
• 7 establishments meeting safety standards have been opened. The college and elementary schools Clair Saint-Maximin and Omer Arrondell of French Quarter, the City School and Aline Hanson schools, Hervé Williams, Emile Choisy.
• The Rectory provides three openings of schools next week: The College of Mount Agreements and Jean Anselme schools, Eliane Clark subject to the favorable opinion of the safety committee. Students present today in class represent 25% of the existing workforce before Irma.

2017-10-03 Practical information post IRMA
Latest news from the community

Back to School
A partial start of classes, based on half-day classes, began this Monday 02 October 2017. 4 establishments meeting the safety standards have been opened. The college and elementary schools Clair Saint-Maximin and Omer Arrondell in Quartier d'Orléans, as well as the Cité Scolaire.
The program of activities foreseen in the pedagogical project developed for Saint-Martin by the educational services consists of a reception of the pupils of CE2, CM1 and CM2 on the morning of 8 hours to 10h30 and of the pupils of CP and CE1 from 11 hours to 13h30. Ten workshops will be offered to the students (reading, computer science, educational games, science, etc.), until the holidays of All Saints' Day.
At the Quartier d'Orléans college, the classes of 4th and 3ième are hosted from 8 hours to 11h30 and those of 6th and 5ième from 13h30 to 16 hours. While in the School City, the students of 6th, 5th and 4th, as well as Secondary pupils are expected from 13h30 to 16 hours. High school students, 1ière de Terminale and BTS are welcomed from 8 hours to 11h30. The Rectorate plans to open more schools by next week.
Prohibition on movement: 23h - 5h
The prohibition to travel on the territory of the community of Saint-Martin has been fixed from 23h to 5 hours from this evening, by prefectoral order.

The EDF network
On 16 000 fireplaces, 12 000 are powered by electricity.
On 241 transforming stations, 231 are now secure
All schools (public and private) are replenished in electricity
25 generators have been installed in areas where networks are not yet rehabilitated. These generators can power up to 20 homes.
To restore the Saint-Martin network in operation, EDF mobilized 200 operational staff, a 7 service on 7 is assured.
Cleaning up the territory
The territory is being cleaned up. The community is anticipating a gradual return to normal clean-up. About 25 companies will continue to intervene on behalf of the community, with the objective of regaining a usual functioning as of Monday 9 October 2017.

Distribution
According to the figures published by the refrigeration company Frigodom, based on the port of Galisbay and requisitioned by the state, 204 tons of water and foodstuffs have been distributed in Saint-Martin since the passage of Hurricane Irma . These donations were distributed to the Saint-Martin population by the civil security, the firefighters and the community of Saint-Martin. Distribution management was provided by the 917 COD and 972 of the state.
137 food pallets were stocked including 20 000 combat rations and 29 water pallets. 300m3 of water will arrive this Wednesday to be distributed to the population.
As for the material (tarpaulins - wood - wood), the community has set up an organization under the authority of the director of the Port to receive these donations and distribute them.

The public service
The community pursues its mission of public service. It has set up civil registries on Saturday 7 and on Saturday 14 October from 9h to 12h, to allow the persons affected to carry out their formalities: application for passport, identity card, civil status documents.
Community services are open Monday to Friday, from 8h to 13h.

2017-09-28 Civil status
Registrars of civil status for the victims of Irma

The community of Saint-Martin sets up three exceptional civil status offices, on Saturday 30 September, Saturday 07 and 14 October 2017, from 9h to 12h, at the hotel of the community.
These three offices will be open to the victims of Irma who need official documents (passport - identity card - various acts). Open on Saturdays, they are complementary to the permanent open calendar, from Monday to Friday, from 8h30 to 12h, at the hotel of the community.
Through this initiative, President Gibbs wished to allow the victims of Irma to have a particular listening with a dedicated window to carry out their formalities as soon as possible.

************************************

The Collectivity of St Martin
The community of Saint-Martin is setting up three exceptional "civil registries" help desk on Saturday, September 30, Saturday, October 7, 14, from 2017:

These three administrative desks will be open to Irma. These permits come in addition to the permanent civil registries, from 8: 30 to 12: 00 pm, at the hotel of the Community.

Through this initiative, President Gibbs wished to allow the victims of Irma to have a particular listening with a dedicated to carry out their formalities as soon as possible.

2017-09-28 Practical information post IRMA
Latest practical information

President Daniel Gibbs is currently in Paris to discuss with Elysée and Matignon the modalities of the reconstruction and the aid that will be granted to Saint Martin. A communication will be sent to you no later than Saturday morning.

Cleaning
- The community advances on the cleaning of the island, 50 local companies are mobilized on this work. 90% of the axes are cleaned. The community is assisted by the RSMA and the Navy (Building Thunder) for clearing. The naval means may be used for the demolition of public buildings that can not be recovered.
-11 waste disposal sites have been designated in the territory. Skips were installed at Sandy Ground to allow residents to deposit their waste.
- The objective of the Sustainable Pole: Return to normal operation of the collection of waste and bulky as of October the 06.
-The population is asked to separate garbage from bulky items to facilitate pick-up work.


Economy
- The interdepartmental delegate in charge of reconstruction, Philippe Gustin, will receive Les Socioprofessionnels de Saint Martin at CCISM, Friday 29 September at 10 hours.
-The CCISM is in charge of the support of the companies: In 27 / 09 / 17: 788 companies have reported their damage to the CCISM, that is 300 M € of damages recorded.
-350 emergency aid files for beneficiaries of the IHR were sent to Guadeloupe by the CCISM. Beneficiaries who have not made these arrangements have until the 02 October to do so.
-Tourism: evaluations of the different sectors of tourism activities are in progress (private / public), the community will be able to give more precise indications within a few weeks (November) on the possibilities of recovery by sector of activity (restaurants- Guest Houses - Hotels - rental villa, shops, etc ...).


Back to School
- The school year is organizing, the Human Pole is currently enrolling students who wish to return to Saint Martin. This census takes place from 8h to 12h, until Friday 29 October (former school Seaside).
- President Gibbs wished that the buildings or emergency accommodations that will accommodate the pupils be secured and properly equipped before the start of the school year. The Rectorate will communicate on the date of re-entry.

Territorial administration

-The territorial administration has been relaunched. 1ère slice on Monday 18 Sep / 2e slice on Monday 25 September with a gradual return to normal.
- A permanent registration of the civil status takes place every day from 8h to 12h, from Monday to Friday.
-A permanent civil status will be open exclusively for the victims on Saturday: Saturday 30 / 09 and the first two Saturdays of October, at the hotel of the community, from 9h to 12h. This permanence will help the victims wishing to redo their official documents (ID - Passport, various acts).
-The PSF lists all the people in difficulty (problem of accommodation, declaration of loss for the uninsured.
-PHD identifies students for the start of classes
-The DP works on the inventory of public buildings, the pole itself has been affected.
-The economic cluster has been affected, the economic unit has taken over for information and assistance to companies, in partnership with the CCISM.

News
-La Poste announces that it will be able to receive and send the mail from Monday 02 October, in the framework of an emergency distribution of which it will communicate the modalities.
-EDF announces that 67% of homes are powered, they will be 80.% At the end of the week.
- Water production is operational again (UCDEM plant), a backup plant has been installed.
-Générale des Eaux is continuing the re-watering of the distribution network. This work is done gradually to avoid leaks and losses of water. To date, 45% of households are fed. It will take several more days to regain optimal distribution.
-13 water distribution points are currently open in the neighborhoods since Sunday 24 September.

-The food distribution continues at the usual 6 points until the end of the week, from 8h30 to 13h: Sandy Ground, Jean-Louis Vanterpool stadium parking lot, Rambaud Dormoy field, Grand Basketball court Case, residence Chevrise in Cul de Sac, Place du Marché Orléans area.
From 30 September, water and food distribution will be reserved exclusively for families in difficulty identified by the Pole Solidarity and Families of the community.
-The traffic ban of St Martin and the curfew of Sint Maarten are always fixed by common agreement to 21h until 6h.

2017-09-28 Security and Prevention
79 people (essentially robberies and receels) arrested since the 6 seven.

6 are being held in Basse-Terre and about sixty convoked in court, we have seized more 100 m3 stolen equipment and nearly ten vehicles. Tuesday morning two new arrests to QO with stolen equipment. And this Wednesday morning new interpellations took place.
Gendarmerie services hand over the materials to companies or individuals and search for victims for restitution. Donations are made to the Red Cross.

Page 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38