HNLMS Pelikaan Renders Assistance to Population of Saba amid Drought

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today HNLMS Pelikaan Renders Assistance to Population of Saba amid Drought View post tag: HNLMS View post tag: News by topic The Dutch Navy’s support vessel in the Caribbean, HNLMS Pelikaan, is supplying the population of Saba with extra water this week.The Representative of the National Government for Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba submitted a request for military assistance to the Dutch Flag Officer Caribbean last weekend. The island is facing a severe shortage of drinking water after a long period of drought and a malfunctioning water treatment plant. Government organisations in particular, such as schools, the hospital and homes for the elderly are at risk of running out of water. The Pelikaan has come to the island’s aid. The support vessel can carry up to 70,000 litres of water, as well as being able to purify several thousand liters of water an hour.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, March 13, 2013; Image: Dutch MoD View post tag: Assistance View post tag: Pelikaan View post tag: Naval March 13, 2013 View post tag: Sabacenter_img View post tag: Population HNLMS Pelikaan Renders Assistance to Population of Saba amid Drought View post tag: Navy View post tag: Amid View post tag: Drought View post tag: Renders Share this articlelast_img read more