20 March 2020 – Repatriated Dutch Caribbean residents in Columbia for medical treatment

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Type of Intervention: Citizens abroad
Sectors Involved: Health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Dutch Government, in collaboration with the Healthcare Insurance Office of the Caribbean Netherlands (ZVK), have arranged chartered flights for residents of Bonaire, Saba and Statia to return home from Columbia for medical treatment.

Residents of other islands in the Caribbean Netherlands will stay in Colombia to continue their medical treatment, with repatriation to be confirmed at a later date.
Full details here: https://www.rijksdienstcn.com/covid-19/nieuws/2020/maart/20/repatriering-zvk-verzekerden-vanuit-colombia