This guide offers an operational understanding of both the country’s disaster management capability and information on demographics, hazards, infrastructure, laws and guidelines, risks and vulnerabilities, and other key areas.
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
The Middle East & North Africa Climate Roadmap will bring climate and development together by adopting an economy-wide, whole of government approach to strengthen institutions, overcome barriers to private sector engagement, foster regional integration.
The conclusion is that flooding cannot be prevented when there are such large-scale and extreme precipitation events. But with more resilient spatial planning and better preparation, the Netherlands can stop the disruption turning into a disaster.