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  • 10-May-2007

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    OECD Forum on Space Economics: Briefing Note

    Origines, objectives, participants and activities of the OECD Forum on Space Economics are described in this note.

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  • 12-September-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - France: Policies for Preventing and Compensating Flood-related damage

    Of all natural hazards, flooding causes the greatest damage in OECD countries, particularly in France.

  • 7-September-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - Japan: Floods

    Floods and flood-related disasters, such as landslides, are a traditional and serious risk in Japan. In the 1940s and 50s, after flood disasters took thousands of lives, the creation of a comprehensive flood risk management programme led to a dramatic reduction in human casualties.

  • 20-June-2006

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    Infrastructure to 2030 (Volume 2): Mapping Policy for Electricity, Water and Transport

    Infrastructure systems play a vital role in economic and social development, ensuring the delivery of goods and services that promote economic prosperity and growth and contribute to quality of life. The book assesses infrastructure business models and presents policy recommendations.

  • 20-June-2006

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    Infrastructure to 2030: Telecom, Land Transport, Water and Electricity

    Infrastructures are the very foundation of modern economies and societies Energy, transport, water, telecommunications, all will continue to be essential to future development and growth.The second volume of this publication was released in 2007.

  • 10-February-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - Norway: Information Security

    The development of information and communication technologies has created new opportunities for society, but also new threats and vulnerabilities. The study looks at possible public responses to improve information security.

  • 10-February-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - Italy: Industrial Hazards triggered by floods

    The interaction of floods and industrial accidents may be catastrophic. The study aims to document the current situation regarding the risk of accidents triggered by floods, and to prepare for a self-assessment of Italian practices.

  • 10-February-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - Norway: Tunnel Safety

    The number of tunnels in Norway and its topography make tunnel risk management particularly challenging. The study reviews recent developments in other OECD countries and proposes possible policy responses.

  • 10-February-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - Denmark: Assessing Societal Risks and Vulnerabilities

    Denmark is currently reappraising its strategy for managing major risks. The aim of the study is to contribute to ongoing reflections on how to better assess the country’s vulnerabilities and exposure to hazards.

  • 10-February-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - United States: Disaster Information Needs of Ethnic Minorities

    The study develops a tool that the New Mexico Indian tribes/communities can use to assess their exposure and vulnerability to hazards, as well as their capabilities and needs for managing disaster risks.

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