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  • 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.

  • 10-February-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - Sweden: Safety of the Elderly

    The elderly are particularly exposed in disasters. The study looks at how the situation of the elderly may evolve in the next decades and how risk and vulnerability management can be adapted accordingly.

  • 2-December-2003

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  • 15-September-2003

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    Lessons Learned in Dealing with Large-Scale Disasters

    The events reviewed have affected large concentrations of people and disrupted vital systems such as energy supplies, transport and communications. They spread beyond the region originally affected and in some cases generated distrust of the ability of governments to protect people. The focus of this report is primarily on restoring trust and securing recovery after a major harmful event has occurred.

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  • 1-September-2003

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  • 17-January-2003

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    Emerging Risks in the 21st Century: An Agenda for Action

    What is new about major risks in the 21st Century? This report examines the underlying forces in five emerging risk domains and identifies the challenges facing OECD countries.

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  • 17-December-2002

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    Space Agencies

    List of the Space Agencies in the World. Useful links for Space.

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