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Netherlands, the

A paradigm shift for guarding delta cities against floods

8 Oct 2014, WB

'The Dutch have put in place integrated delta plans and have years of experience in applying technologies we could potentially customize to our own country context', Bangladesh’s State Minister of Water Resources, Muhammad Nazrul Islam said...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Security and Justice; National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
  • Website:http://www.government.nl/ministries/venj
  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+31 6 53353570 / +31 70 751 5509 (secr.)/ +31 70 751 5517/ +31 +31 70 751 5509


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Security and Justice; National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
  • Website:http://www.government.nl/ministries/venj
  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+31 6 53353570 / +31 70 751 5509 (secr.)/ +31 70 751 5517/ +31 +31 70 751 5509
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1995 250,000
Flood 1993 13,000
Flood 1998 2,000
Epidemic 1999 200
Storm 1997 100
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
Neighbouring Countries


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