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After a general presentation of the mission of the JRC in the EU and of its lines of activity in the Fifth Framework Programme, the paper focuses on the activities of ISIS for the protection of the citizen and for the management of technological and natural risks.

A brief description is given of the main relevant projects. Two institutional activities are presented (the Major Accident Hazards Bureau and the Natural and Environmental Disasters Information Exchange System), and some third party works are mentioned (SIMAGE, funded by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, and the Environmental Impact Analysis projects for urban waste dumps). .

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Authors: LUCIA A C, JRC, ISEI, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: An oral report given at: Prospettive future la discarica di Poiatica. Held in: Carpineti (IT), 25 August 2001
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