The National Flood Risk Analysis for the Netherlands

This document has four main sections: 1. From reactive response to proactive protection, which details the disastrous flooding that happened in 1953 and the shift in thinking about floods in the Netherlands since. 2. Risk approach explained, which goes into the economic, individual, and societal risks posed. 3. Insights and applications, the standards and tools that the Dutch have developed. 4. Facts and Figures, discussing the various probabilities for each of the levee systems.

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