The Netherlands - country of water

The Netherlands - country of water

The Netherlands, country of water.
60% will flood, if we do not take action.
The climate is changing.
The sea level is rising.
The weather is becoming more extreme.
Fresh water cannot be taken for granted.
This affects everyone.
We are already taking measures, now and for the future.
We are building dykes...
Reinforcing the coastline.
We are retaining water...
Re-designing the country.
This is why we have the National Delta Programme.
Goals for 2050...
Safe from flooding...
Sufficient fresh water...
Resilient against extreme weather.
Now and in the future, based on up-to-date knowledge.
We are working together...
Who?
Central government, provinces, minicipalities, district water boards...
Research institutes...
Local residents...
Businesses and NGOS...
Delta Programme comissioner - control.
The course up to 2050 and beyond...
Continuously monitoring and adjusting...
Annual report on the state opening of parliament...
Six-year reviews...
More than 1 billion euros available annually...
Giving our all for a safe and liveable delta.
National Delta Programme.
www.deltaprogramma.nl