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Making Cities Resilient Campaign: Delft and Dordrecht share best practices

24 Nov 2014, UNESCO-IHE

The ten-point checklist of Essentials for Making Cities Resilient has demonstrated to provide practical guidance for Delft and Dordrecht to understand the risks they are facing and to frame future actions. The Essentials aim to support local governments to get ready, reduce the risks and become resilient to disasters...


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.
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