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Written by Alix Kroeger BBC News, Maasbommel, the Netherlands   
Monday, 30 July 2007

Small and densely populated, the Netherlands is one of the countries most at risk from climate change and rising sea levels.

But in one village in the south of the country, they are trying out a new way of living with an increased risk of floods.

. . .

Cees Westdijk and his wife bought one of the houses because they wanted to live near the water. They hardly notice it when the area floods, he says.

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