The Coastal Flood Risk Reduction Program: five years of student exchanges between the Netherlands and Texas 


 March 2018 | Location: Texas


 

The Coastal Flood Risk Reduction Program is an American-Dutch partnership for research and education that was started in 2012 and then formalized in 2014 thanks to a major grant from the National Science Foundation. University students from Texas and the Netherlands take advantage of our similar topography and learn how each culture approaches the challenges that come with living on the coast.

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April 19, 2018

Texas General Land Office releases plan for $5 billion in disaster relief 


April 10, 2018 | Originally posted by The Texas Tribune, Cat Cardenas


The city of Houston is set to receive a little over $1 billion in federal block grants for Harvey recovery, according to the Texas General Land Office's newly released disaster relief action plan. 

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April 13, 2018

Ambassador Henne Schuwer visits Texas 

Learning from Texas and spreading Dutch knowledge

 March 2018 | Location: Texas


 

 

Our ambassador Henne Schuwer came to Texas as well to check out the Dutch presence at SXSW and to discuss how the Netherlands can help in future water management with hopes of avoiding another flood like Harvey and to learn from Houston how to recover from disasters.

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April 02, 2018

South by Southwest 2018 

Creativity and Innovation in the Heart of Texas

March  2018 | Location: Austin


 


Another successful SXSW in the books! Click the link to read more and watch video of the event!

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April 02, 2018

Medical fact finding mission 

learning and finding opportunity!

 Spring 2018 | Location: Houston 


Our partners, Pieter Post and Mieke Flierhuis, from Task Force Health Care came on a fact-finding mission alongside us to learn the ins and outs of the life science and health sector in Texas. We met with various leaders from all facets of the industry.

 

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April 02, 2018