Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS


The NEDIES project is being conducted at Ispra by the Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC) of the EC Directorate General Joint Research Centre (JRC). The objective of the project is to support the Commission Services of the European Communities, Member State Authorities and EU organisations in their efforts to prevent and prepare for natural disasters and accidents, and to manage their consequences.

A main NEDIES activity is to produce lessons learnt report on natural disasters and accidents. This report discusses lessons learnt from maritime disasters. It is based on the contributions submitted by some EU Civil Protection Authorities to the NEDIES Team and also information collected from literature and the Internet.

This report is available online from the NEDIES website at:

Additional information

Authors: VETERE ARELLANO A L (EDITOR), European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for the Protection and the Security of the Citizen, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 20409 EN (2002), pp.30. Free of charge
Availability: Available from European Commission, JRC Knowledge Management Unit, Ispra (IT) Tel: +39 033278 9843 or +39 033278 9864 Fax: +39 033278 9623 E-mail:
Record Number: 200215323 / Last updated on: 2002-10-21
Original language: en
Available languages: en