How to reduce flood risks in the Netherlands

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Period1 May 2017

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  • TitleHow to reduce flood risks in the Netherlands
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletEGI
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1 pag.
    CountryNetherlands
    Date1/05/17
    DescriptionThis year, the Netherlands introduced new risk standards for flood protection (Delta Programme 2017) to be implemented by 2050. This will be the world’s first national flood standard based on the quantitative estimation of flood probability, including dyke failure.
    Producer/AuthorWeb editors
    URLhttps://www.egi.eu/use-cases/research-stories/how-to-reduce-flood-risks-in-the-netherlands/
    PersonsYajun Li, M.A. Hicks, P.J. Vardon