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Probabilistic damage-mapping development tools for urban critical infrastructures against terrorist attacks

‘MAPEX’ is developing probabilistic damage-mapping tools which will increase security and preparedness against blast threats around European critical infrastructures.

Project dates:  01/09/2012 - 01/09/2014CIPS
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Disaster 2.0: Using Web 2.0 applications and semantic technologies to strengthen public resilience to disasters

Communication technologies are developing all the time. How should governments use them to prepare their disaster responses? Disaster 2.0 is organising a number of events addressing this question.

Project dates:  01/09/2011 - 31/08/2013CIPS
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NEISAS: National & European Information Sharing & Alerting System

A framework and prototype platform for a National and European Information Sharing and Alerting System has been trialled in Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Project dates:  20/02/2009 - 01/04/2011CIPS
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Development of a Risk Assessment and Countermeasure Audit Methodology for potential terrorist attacks on mass transit systems (RACAM)

‘By establishing a framework for risk assessment and developing countermeasure options, the RACAM project reduced the vulnerability of mass railway transit systems to terrorist attacks.

Project dates:  01/02/2009 - 01/02/2011CIPS
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VIS – Vulnerability of the Information System and its inter-sectoral, economic and social impacts

When one piece of critical infrastructure is down, the impact can be more far-reaching than predicted. The VIS simulator is able to assess the likely effect on production in one industrial sector, or in the whole economy.

Project dates:  01/07/2008 - 31/05/2009CIPS
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Terrorists at the dam

When a potential terrorist attack could affect more than one country simultaneously, it is important that national police forces work together. This training involved a terrorist scenario, requiring forces from the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia, who had to work together to protect citizens and critical infrastructure.

Project dates:  01/09/2007 - 31/05/2009CIPS
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