Isn´t the government taking decisions / investing money now that could prove unnecessary at a later date?
The investments to be made in the coming years are aimed at securing our current safety level. This is something that is ...
Aren’t the safety requirements in the Netherlands absurdly stringent? They are far less stringent in other countries.
The Netherlands has the world’s most stringent safety requirements aimed at preventing flooding. These requirements were ...
What is the difference between the Veerman Committee and the Delta Programme?
In 2008, the Veerman Committee (chaired by former minister Cees Veerman) explored whether we can continue to live in the ...
What forms of collaboration does the Delta Programme involve?
The Delta Programme is a national programme implemented by the government, the provinces, municipalities and water boards, with ...
There is cooperation between all kinds of authorities but how can citizens provide their input and join in discussions regarding the Delta Programme?
Citizens can provide input for the Delta Programme at various times, through NGOs or in other ways. In recent years, all the ...
What is the advantage of setting up a Delta Fund?
The Delta Fund is the financial cornerstone of the Delta Programme. The fund was established in accordance with a recommendation ...
What is set down in the Delta Act?
The Delta Act stipulates that an annual Delta Programme is to be drawn up to ensure that the Netherlands is well protected ...
Who is the current Delta Programme Commissioner?
The current (and second) Delta Programme Commissioner is Peter Glas. The first Delta Programme Commissioner was Wim Kuijken. The ...
What is the role of the Delta Programme Commissioner?
The Delta Programme Commissioner is a government commissioner. His position is anchored in the Delta Act which came into force on ...
On what is the Delta Programme based?
The Delta Programme has been set up in a pragmatic, typically Dutch way. It is characterised by a safe but flexible approach that ...