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K1 Britannia Foundation continue their relief efforts in the Caribbean
The Glass Magazine

IN September, the Caribbean was devastated by two hurricanes, Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma, destroying the homes and livelihoods of thousands living in the region. In the aftermath of the hurricanes, islands across the Caribbean received emergency relief from European and North American governments, alongside charities such as the Red Cross and UNICEF.

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Charity highlights need for relief for St Maarten
Super Yacht Investor

On 6 September, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history hit the north Caribbean, devastating everything in its path. Hurricane Irma damaged more than 90% of the buildings and homes on St Maarten and her surrounding islands, leaving many homeless and unemployed.

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Ruben Cress

I hate it that I could not go to Sint Maarten. I feel like I have lost all control and wished I could be there instead of here. I need to get over it. But on the other hand: Together we have raised a little bit of funds that can be used for the victims! And, I am proud to announce that I have donated all the money to the K1 Britannia Foundation.

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Charity highlights need for relief for St Maarten
Super Yacht Investor

On 6 September, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history hit the north Caribbean, devastating everything in its path. Hurricane Irma damaged more than 90% of the buildings and homes on St Maarten and her surrounding islands, leaving many homeless and unemployed.

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K1 Continues Relief Efforts for the Caribbean
Onboard Online

K1 Britannia Foundation has continued to play a key role in the disaster relief efforts following both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Both hurricanes devastated much of the Caribbean and left many homeless and unemployed. Although the emergency relief phase in St Maarten is now over, K1 continues to provide water, food and materials to care-based institutions and vulnerable persons on the island.

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Pleas for yachts to return to St. Maarten
Holland Yachting Group

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten Hurricanes Irma and Maria are off the front pages in Europe and the United States. But across the northern Caribbean, they remain a harsh reality. Humanitarian needs are profound. Reconstruction is a top priority to restore the Caribbean as a popular superyacht destination and vacation spot. Island Global Yachting, a US company that manages and services marinas and real estate in the Caribbean appeals to the yachting industry to provide aid.

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La Fondazione K1 Britannia opera a St.Maarten in aiuto dopo il passaggio dell’uragano Irma
Mondoliber Online

Monaco Yacht Show mette in evidenza la necessità di un rilievo per St Maarten Il 6 settembre 2017, l’uragano più potente dell’oceano Atlantico nella storia registrata ha colpito il nord dei Caraibi devastando tutto ciò che è in seguito. L’uragano Irma ha danneggiato il 90% degli edifici e delle case su St Maarten e le sue isole circostanti, lasciando molti senza tetto e disoccupati. La Fondazione K1 Britannia, che è una carità sorella a K1 Britannia Trust (Regno Unito), e la K1 Britannia America Foundation, operano a St. Maarten dal 2014.

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Buccaneer Beach Bar is Throwing a Party/Fundraiser this Sunday and Everyone’s Invited
SXM Strong

It’s been almost six weeks since Hurricane Irma hit and heaven knows, it’s about time for a party. Presidente Beer will be sponsoring a free “We Jammin’ Still” benefit concert this Sunday, October 22, featuring a lineup of both local and international artists. The event will be held at Buccaneer Beach Bar on Kim Sha Beach in Simpson Bay and is set to start at 2 PM. All proceeds raised from the sale of Presidente Beer will go to organizations that have been critical in assisting those in need since Irma, including St. Maarten Youth Brigade, K1 Britannia Foundation, and the Red Cross.

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K1 continues relief efforts for the Caribbean in full-force
Boat Attitude Book

K1 Britannia Foundation has continued to play a key role in the disaster relief efforts following both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Both hurricanes devastated much of the Caribbean and left many homeless and unemployed. Although the emergency relief phase in St Maarten is now over, K1 continues to provide water, food and materials to care-based institutions and vulnerable persons on the island. K1 in collaboration with other organizations has also started working on rebuilding many of the institutions, daycares, and schools on the island. The goal is to help with equipment, materials and other supplies to get them back on their feet and fully functional by Christmas.

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K1 Britannia Foundation assists in the recovery of St Maarten after hurricanes Irma and Maria
Move Ten Manual Shift

Hurricane Irma was the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history, and when it passed through the Caribbean and Bahamas before making landfall in Florida it left a trail of devastation. 90% of the buildings and homes on St Maarten and the surrounding islands were damaged or destroyed, leaving many homeless and unemployed.

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K1 Britannia Foundation assists in the recovery of St Maarten after hurricanes Irma and Maria
Charter World

Within hours after the hurricane passed over the island, K1 volunteers were some of the first on the scene, spending 12-14 hours a day clearing away debris and rubble, assessing the liveability of shelters, providing comfort and distributing donated food and water from select business individuals who gave what they had remaining.

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Monaco Yacht Show Highlights need for Relief for St Maarten
Monaco Lifestyle Magazine

On September 6th, 2017, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history hit the North Caribbean devastating everything within it’s wake. Hurricane Irma damaged over 90% of the buildings and homes on St Maarten and her surrounding islands, leaving many homeless and unemployed.

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