Netherlands, the

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2022
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.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
Today, the Dutch ‘Champions Group for Deltas and Coastal Areas’ initiative was launched at COP27 in Egypt. The Champions are a group of countries facing huge challenges due to climate change, resulting in the need for large climate adaptation investments.
Deltares
Meters of sea level rise are no longer a question of “if”, but “when”. For a low-lying country like The Netherlands, the impacts of sea level rise will be catastrophic if we don’t prepare now for the adaptation we will need in the future.
Deltares

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Justice and Security

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National policies and plans

2014

This is the revised practical guide of the National Safety and Security Strategy. The primary aim of this guide is to provide a user’s guide for all those people working in whichever capability with the National Safety and Security Strategy.

This guide

Ministry of Security and Justice
2018

This national handbook on decision-making in crisis situations presents the main points of central government’s crisis management policy and the national crisis organisation system. It works out the principles laid down in the ministerial crisis 

Ministry of Security and Justice
2016

This document sets out the Netherlands’ national climate adaptation strategy. It has been produced under the responsibility of the Minister for the Environment, acting on behalf of the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Minister of Health

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Risk and governance profile(s)

2015
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Ministry of Security and Justice
2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Ministry of Security and Justice