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The Multi Agency Incident Transfer protocol is an XML schema that has been developed through a coalition of emergency services’ representatives and commercial suppliers. The protocol allows for incident records to be electronically shared from one emergency service to another through defined fields and values so that it can be injected into the receiving organisation’s application.

ISO 3166 is a standard that defines codes which enable users to reliably identify countries

When entering an address or affiliation for an organisation, users need be able to name a country, province or state in a reliable way. The proposal is to use ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes to denote an international country, with the exception of UK nations which should use extended codes