The Italian Ministry of Interior (Dept. of Fire Services) has issued a formal decree concerning the sharing of data with their Control Rooms (

Dated 17th June 2008 and published on the Italian Official Journal n.154 of 3rd July 2008, the Decree defines the communication protocol that has to be used to exchange data and information between the Fire Services Control Rooms and Controls Rooms managed by other Organisations. This is the first time in Italy that an Emergency Organisation makes its IT systems open to other similar organisations (of course provided that they adopt the defined communication protocol).
The bespoken protocol is a combination of CAP (Common Alerting Protocol) and TSO (Tactical Situation Object), as studied and implemented within REACT.