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Civilian rescuers put their boat in the water on a flooded road to search for survivors in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Cypress, Texas on August 29, 2017.
Hurricane Harvey has set what forecasters believe is a new rainfall record for the continental United States, officials said Tuesday. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Civilian rescuers put their boat in the water on a flooded road to search for survivors in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Cypress, Texas on August 29, 2017.
Hurricane Harvey has set what forecasters believe is a new rainfall record for the continental United States, officials said Tuesday. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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"More extremes will hit us harder and more severe and we have to plan our cities for that," says Henk Ovink, Netherlands Special Envoy for International Water Affairs.