Publications & Documents


  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 16-January-2006

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    Telecommunication regulatory institutional structures and responsibilities (STI Digital Economy Paper 105)

    The jurisdiction of regulators has changed in many countries as responsibilities, formerly with ministries, was transferred to regulators.

  • 13-January-2006

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    ICT Access and Use by Households and Individuals: Revised OECD Model Survey

    This paper presents a revision of the 2002 OECD model survey on ICT use by households and individuals.

  • 10-January-2006

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    VoIP: Developments in the market (STI Digital Economy Paper 104)

    The development of broadband Internet access, has triggered a shift in voice traffic from traditional public switched telephone networks (PSTN) to alternative Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

  • 5-January-2006

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    Examining Consumer Policy: A Report on Consumer Information Campaigns Concerning Scams (STI Digital Economy Paper 103)

    This report on consumer information campaigns concerning scams, makes recommendations for five areas in which practice can be improved to ensure that scams are more effectively understood and that campaigning against them is more integrated.

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