The storms over the last couple of months have sparked much debate about how best to protect our communities from further flooding in the future.
There's a growing feeling that building bigger flood defences to protect what we have isn't the answer...
Hannah McNulty's been to some of The Netherlands more rural areas, to find out about the sacrifices people have made, in order to keep millions of others dry.
This is her second of three special reports about "Living with the River":
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