23 March 2020 – Provided funding to assist Dutch travelers overseas to return to the Netherlands

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Type of Intervention: Border measures
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Dutch Government along with the Dutch Association of Insurers, the travel industry organization ANVR and various other partners, have allocated €10 million for a special foreign assistance scheme to support Dutch travellers stuck overseas, by paying a portion of their travel costs.

Travelers within Europe (and countries bordering Europe) only have to contribute €300, while those outside Europe contribute €900 to their return journey.
Full details here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/coronavirus-covid-19/nieuws/2020/03/23/krachtenbundeling-voor-gestrande-nederlandse-reizigers