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K1 DIRECT, emergency and crisis team, recruiting new members

WILLEMSTAD – K1 DIRECT – K1’s emergency and crisis team is currently recruiting new volunteers to be part of their team based in Curaçao. Since its launch on September 6, 2018, K1 DIRECT, in collaboration with local, regional and international relief organizations and initiatives, become a team of over 40 volunteers based in Sint Maarten and Curaçao. The decision to develop a branch in Curaçao, came from the strategic location of the island outside the hurricane belt and social access Sint Maarten.

K1 DIRECT is trained in various areas of disaster management to support the emergency response structure of Sint Maarten and other islands through its main tasks as Shelter Management, First Response and Distribution Management in the region. The most recent mission of the team was to support the relief in the Bahamas caused by Hurricane Dorian. Where volunteers spend time in Nassau and Freeport, Grand Bahama helps in registering evacuees, assessing properties for additional collecting and managing a distribution warehouse stocks.

Program managers Iris Hakkens & Alan Schet will from October 3 to October 8, 2019 in Curacao to perform several radio and TV interviews. They will also be on Monday, October 7th, 2019 hold an evening information session for interested persons. Exact time and location to be announced.

If you or someone you know than interested to learn more or to be part of the team, come to the information session, contact K1 DIRECT via their Facebook page on or their website at www via email or by telephone on + 5999-5201614

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