Analysis: The Holland Economic Challenge

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The Holland Economic Challenge The economic challenge currently facing the Netherlands is causing an increased awareness of the financial hardships facing Europe and the support that the United States can send to help and better relationships with our European allies. Some of the factors playing into the economic challenge are the physical environment, military considerations, and the social and political environment that Holland is currently facing. If Holland is planning to keep its role in the world stage, it must look at these factors and make a change to the current system that they have been using. Physical environment is playing a crucial role in the economic problems that Holland is currently facing. With an eighth of the …show more content…
In order to stop having a tragedy like this happen again the Netherlands is spending massive amounts of revenue in order to improve the levees and dikes that protect the inside of Holland. With persistent climate change and rising sea levels, caused by global warming, much of the land that Holland has reclaimed from the North Sea is in danger if the water management facilities were to fail, including over half of the Holland population that is in danger if a failure like this were to occur. When Hurricane Katrina struck the city of New Orleans, it killed 1,833 people in a much less densely populated area then what is currently the case in Holland. The country of Holland is much more densely populated then that and there is no doubt, that the death toll would be higher if proper actions are not put in place now to fix it. The United States can use what they learned from the Hurricane Katrina tragedy to help Holland with internal evacuation policies that will potentially save the lives of thousands of people in Holland. Combining the familiarity and experience of the United States and the engineering ability of the Netherlands water management officials and workers is the best bet that the people of Holland have in the security of themselves and their land. The Netherlands must do something to improve their ability to …show more content…
The United States once again has a chance to change some of this hardship by continuing to have a rebuilding presence in the countries in the Middle East. If the United States can stabilize the countries that so many immigrants are coming from then we have a chance to affect the immigration into countries like Holland and that gives them a chance to stabilize their country. This break would allow for the politicians of the Netherlands to refocus their efforts to internal matters such as the reformation of the school system and the growing separation of the lower to middle class and the middle to upper class that is creating this break in the health system of the Holland people. If Holland wants to play a bigger role in the NATO operations area of responsibility, they must first establish working policies within their own country that will allow for immigrants that are all ready there to work and sustain themselves without taking away from the people that have been there for so long. The Holland government cannot allow this separation of the classes if they wish to keep their current spot in the European Union of

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