National policies, plans and risk and governance profile(s)

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This CSS Risk and Resilience Report provides a comparative analysis of national risk assessments. Specifically, it compares the assessments made by nine European countries and Swiss Re respectively of five types of cross-​border risks.
This article is focusing on assessing the vulnerability of a city to groundwater drought, using parts of the lowland city of Leiden, the Netherlands, as a case study.
This is a summary report on the plan of approach to deal with exceptional low water events such as those experienced in the Meuse International River Basin District after several consecutive years of the summer drought between 2017 and 2020.
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The report includes ten recommendations for the municipality of The Hague, grouped under the main phases in the local Heat Plan: preparation phase (autumn/winter), pre-warning phase (spring), warning phase (summer), and evaluation phase (autumn/winter).
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This paper presents a first assessment of the effect of uncertainties in storminess on Dutch levee design. An expert panel was consulted to define a range of plausible trends and uncertainties in extreme wind climate.
The study presented in this paper examines how professionalization manifests itself in the functioning of the organized community groups involved in flood risk management in Italy, Germany, England, and the Netherlands.
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This paper assesses impacts of Sea level rise (SLR) on flood risks in the Rhine-Meuse Delta in the Netherlands in case the current protection strategy is continued and explores two alternative protection strategies.

The article claims that to those affected, disaster is an existential experience. For them, it is an unexpected existential ‘event’ clearly separating a ‘before’ from an ‘after’. In the academic disaster domain however the ‘disaster as event’ is being

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