aid workers

Margrite Kalverboer
Dec 13 '16 14:00

Kids in the Netherlands are more in need of real interest and attention from adults than they are of more toys, Children's Ombudsman Margrite Kalverboer concluded after touring through the country speaking with children. "We believe that children are materialistic, but when you ask them what they think is important, it is attention at number 1", she said, according to Het Parool.

Kalverboer started her term as Children's Ombudsman of the Netherlands by touring through the country speaking with hundreds of children and having over 2 thousand kids fill out questionnaires. 

Oct 10 '16 10:34

The Dutch navy is on its way from Curacao to Haiti to offer aid in the aftermath of hurricane Matthew, the Ministry of Defense said on Monday. The Dutch will focus on the southwest of the island, which was hit particularly hard by the hurricane last week

Dec 18 '14 11:06

About 200 aid workers who were involved in the aftermath of the flight MH17 crash, received a commemorative medal at the town hall of Hoofddorp yesterday to thank them for their service

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Oct 23 '14 13:34

On Wednesday morning the police arrested a 49 year old woman from Boxmeer for the frequent misuse of emergency line 112.

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Oct 16 '14 12:02

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced on Thursday that thirteen Dutch doctors and nurses are ready to travel to West Africa to fight Ebola.

National Training Center
Oct 1 '14 09:44

The Ministry of Defense has constructed a very thorough National Training Center in the forests of Vught. The terrain at the Van Brederode Barracks is fully equipped with visual aids to help train aid workers, police and Defense for threatening situations with as much realism as possible, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Oct 10 '13 00:04

Aid workers failed to prevent two cases of severe child abuse, due to poor communication, concludes the inspections of Youth Collaborative Monitoring after examining two incidents in Tilburg.

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