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2006-01-12 19:40:13

By Reed Stevenson DELFT, Netherlands (Reuters) - Officials from Louisiana, visiting the Netherlands in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, hailed Dutch know-how on Thursday and said they still had much to learn to prevent future flood disasters.

2006-01-10 07:48:37

By Anna Mudeva AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Politicians from the U.S. state of Louisiana, devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, started a tour of the Netherlands on Tuesday to learn from the experience of the world leader in flood prevention.

2005-09-19 07:15:00

By Carmel Crimmins AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands' history is the tale of an endless battle against the sea. Now, the low-lying country wants to share its experiences with U.S. regions hit by Hurricane Katrina.

2005-09-19 07:15:00

The Netherlands' history is the tale of an endless battle against the sea. Now, the low-lying country wants to share its experiences with U.S. regions hit by Hurricane Katrina.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.