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Agua

1999 - 2008

Agua is a quarterly publication by the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), a multi-donor partnership, supporting poor people in obtaining affordable, safe, and sustainable access to water and sanitation services. Its aim is to highlight industry initiatives, disseminate views and provide information on training and human resources.

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Safety of dams : engineering at the service of society : Segurança de barragens : engenharia a serviço da sociedade (Portuguese)

Brazil Water Series is the result of a joint work by the World Bank and its national partners since 2003. It raises issues and discusses solutions to the main problems on the water resources agenda in Brazil. ... See More +

Working Paper 112941 DEC 01, 2015

Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines; Pedreira De Freitas De Oliveira,Paula; De Nys,Erwin; Nunes,Carlos Motta Disclosed

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 APR 01, 2015

De Nys,Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines Spanish, Portuguese Disclosed

Brazil - Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective : Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (English)

The majority of Northeast Brazil falls within the semi-arid zone, an area that is defined by both a minimal amount of annual rainfall (i.e., 800 millimeters per year on average) and a concentration of that rainfall during only a few months per year. ... See More +

Brief 90527 APR 01, 2015

De Nys,Erwin; Engle,Nathan Lee Disclosed

Brazil - Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective : Convivência com o Semiárido e Gestão proativa da seca no Nordeste do Brasil: Uma nova Perspectiva (Portuguese)

The majority of Northeast Brazil falls within the semi-arid zone, an area that is defined by both a minimal amount of annual rainfall (i.e., 800 millimeters per year on average) and a concentration of that rainfall during only a few months per year. ... See More +

Brief 90527 MAY 01, 2014

De Nys,Erwin; Engle,Nathan Lee Disclosed

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : Segurança de Barragens no Brasil: Engenharia de um serviço da sociedade (Portuguese)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 JAN 01, 2014

De Nys,Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines Spanish, English Disclosed

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : La seguridad de las presas en Brasil : ingenieria al servicio de la sociedad (Spanish)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 JAN 01, 2014

De Nys,Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines Portuguese, English Disclosed

Impacto das mudanças do clima e projeções de Demanda sobre o processo de alocação de água em Duas bacias do nordeste semiárido (Portuguese)

The Water Series Brazil is the result of joint work over the past years by the World Bank and its national partners. It raised and discussed key issues for solving some of the major problems of water resources agenda in Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 84030 NOV 01, 2013

Braga, Costa; De Nys,Erwin; Frazao,Cybelle; Martins, P.R.; Eduardo Savio,Passos Rodrigues Martins Disclosed

Mexico - Revision del gasto publico para infrastructura (Spanish)

Mexico is presently in a transition period. With help of public institutions, the private sector and the civil society, the country is in the process of introducing sector reforms that will contribute to poverty reduction, as well as addressing social disadvantages. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38966 NOV 01, 2006

Disclosed

Analisis comparativo de politicas relacionadas con el sector agua : exploracion sobre los impactos en la productividad del agua (Spanish)

This paper is the result of a first exploration into the potential effects of sectoral policies on the water sector in Mexico. Specifically, this paper explores the possible impact on the water sector by sectoral policies regarding: legal and regulatory elements, organizations and actors, performance, information, property rights and water markets, transaction costs, economic aspects, technical aspects, environmental aspects, social aspects, and strategic and political aspects. ... See More +

Working Paper 36854 JUN 01, 2006

Disclosed

Transferencia de agua entre bacias hidrograficas (Portuguese)

This edition of Agua Series Brazil presents an analysis on projects of water transference between hydrographic basins. Projects implemented in Brazil and in diverse parts of the world are discussed, and examples of the aspects determining successes and failures are given. ... See More +

Publication 41609 JUL 01, 2005

Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel Todt; Porto, Rubem La Laina; Mello, Arisvaldo Vieira; Pereira, Juliana Garrido; Arrobas, Daniele La Porta; Norona, Luiz Correa; Pereira, Lilian Pena Disclosed

Impactos e externalidades sociais da irrigacao no semi-arido Brasileiro (Portuguese)

This edition of Agua Series Brazil discusses social impacts and externalities of irrigation in semi-arid Brazil. In the context of the debates on the future role of the Government in the development of irrigation in the Northeast, it was decided to evaluate the costs and benefits to investments affected by this sector. ... See More +

Publication 41607 JUN 01, 2004

Valdes, Alberto; Wagner, Elmar; Marzall, Ivo; Simas, Jose; Morelli, Juan; Pereira, Lilian Plena; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T. Disclosed

Modelos de gerenaciamento de recursos hidricos : analises e propostas de aperfeicoamento do sistema do ceara (Portuguese)

This edition of Agua Series Brazil includes: an introduction to the work, approaches to and characteristics of problems encountered, and specific and general objectives of research and development; the concept of water resources in the State of Ceara; the conceptual base of hydrologic functions and institutional models for water resources; a qualitative analysis of the types of water management organs and agencies from samples selected among the models for the Brazilian states; a summary of hydrologic, social, economic, legal and institutional conditions to conceptualize a water resources model for the State of Ceara; and conclusions on the conceptual base for the model. ... See More +

Publication 41642 JUN 01, 2004

Teixeira, Francisco Jose Coelho Disclosed

Water, poverty reduction and sustainable development : Agua, reducao de pobreza e desenvolvimento sustentavel (Portuguese)

The report - the fourth in a series - consolidates the work developed in the last eighteen months by the Bank's water resources and sanitation team, and discusses some of the impending challenges within the water sector agenda, in light of passed experiences, and lessons recently learned in the context of Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 26379 JUN 30, 2003

Mejia, Abel; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T; Gambrill, Martin P; Baltar, Alexandre M; Triche, Thelma English Disclosed

Water, poverty reduction and sustainable development (English)

The report - the fourth in a series - consolidates the work developed in the last eighteen months by the Bank's water resources and sanitation team, and discusses some of the impending challenges within the water sector agenda, in light of passed experiences, and lessons recently learned in the context of Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 26379 JUN 01, 2003

Mejia, Abel; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T; Gambrill, Martin P; Baltar, Alexandre M; Triche, Thelma Portuguese Disclosed

Recursos hidricos e saneamento na Regiao Metropolitana de Sao Paulo : um desafio do tamanho da cidade (Portuguese)

The report illustrates the dramatic situation of water resources in the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Region(SPMR): the region has extremely low disposable water resources per person, comparable to the driest areas in the Northeast. ... See More +

Publication 26371 APR 30, 2003

Porto, Monica Disclosed

Sistemas de suporte a decisao para a outorga de direitos de uso de agua no Brasil (Portuguese)

There is an increasing consensus in Brazil on the importance of water use rights, as an instrument critical to the adequate implementation of the National Policy on Water Resources. ... See More +

Publication 26370 APR 30, 2003

Baltar, Alexandre M.; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T.; Rego, Manuel; La Laina Porto, Rubem Disclosed

Estrategias de gerenciamento dos recursos hidricos no Brasil : areas de cooperacao com o Banco Mundial (Portuguese)

Water resources management has gone through a global modernization process, intensified during the last ten years, particularly following discussions, and launching of international forums, and principles outlining the new paradigm for the use, conservation, and management of water. ... See More +

Publication 26369 APR 30, 2003

da Costa, Lobato; Jose, Francisco Disclosed

Agua (26) (Spanish)

Included in this issue: Latin videos Contest 2007. Stories of Sanitation. Video of Peruvian "Action Aid" award. Creating markets for the poor. ... See More +

Newsletter 44501 APR 01, 2008

Baskovic, Malva Rosa; Alvestegui Justiniano, Alfonso; Farkos, Craig; Sara, Jennifer; Salardi, Jose Antonio; Pacheco de la Jara, Herberth Disclosed

Agua yaku : comite interinstitucional del sector de agua y saneamiento (8) (Spanish)

This volume contains: Councils administering drinking water and sanitation (JAAPs) on the northern border by Juan Fernando Borja; Boards on sanitation in Paraguay by Rosario Jacome; The use of rural water supply; The need for a new ethic in the field of water management by Pedro Arrojo Agudo; The Constituent Assembly and the Water and sanitation sectors of Ecuador; 21 proposals for dealing with the Twenty-First Century weather in Latin America; International conferences; Chronology of water and sanitation. ... See More +

Newsletter 42950 NOV 01, 2007

Borja, Juan Fernando; Jacome, Rosario; Agudo, Pedro Arrojo Disclosed

Agua (25) (Spanish)

Some of the following articles in this issue of Agua: Current events -- Ica earthquake effects on water and sanitation services; Hispanic forest cooperation. ... See More +

Newsletter 42015 NOV 01, 2007

Castillo, Oscar (ed); Valencia, Luis (ed); Aguero, Roger (ed); Swanson, Ted (ed); Calizaya, Juan (ed) Disclosed

Agua (24) (Spanish)

In this issue: Data, notes and drops -- National University of Engineering (UNI) investigation project concluded. Canadian Servicio Universitario Mundial (SUM) Canada and Peru's Asociacion de Municipalidades del Peru (AMPE) held a seminar on water and sanitation. ... See More +

Newsletter 40395 JUN 01, 2007

Castillo, Oscar [editor] Disclosed

Agua (23) (Spanish)

Editorial: Social inclusion and water and sanitation sector by 2007; data, notes and drops; lessons and experiences: Report of the International Workshop of Andean Amazonia; Modernization of the management of services in rural areas: The use of information technology in the Association of El Ingenio; Unit Municipal Water and Sanitation. ... See More +

Newsletter 46196 JAN 01, 2007

Disclosed

Agua (22) (Spanish)

Contents: Data, notes and drops: water and sanitation services management. UNI-SUM Canada up-to-date training. AVINA foundation: elements for new culture of water in Peru. ... See More +

Newsletter 37303 AUG 01, 2006

Castillo, Oscar [editor] Disclosed

Agua (21) (Spanish)

Contents: Data, notes and drops: SEDAPAL will grant the Savings Product stamp. SUM: training in Cadastre on water and sewerage services. In memoriam - Maria Elena Bodero: December 25, 1956 - November 24 2005. ... See More +

Newsletter 37302 MAR 01, 2006

Castillo, Oscar [editor] Disclosed

Agua yaku : comite interinstitucional del sector de agua y saneamiento (6) (Spanish)

This volume contains: The Inter-institutional Committee of the Water and Sanitation Sector continues and is strengthened. Formation and Evaluation Directive from the Subsecretary of Drinking Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste of MIDUVI : Our task with regard to the Millennium Goals. ... See More +

Newsletter 72262 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Agua (20) (Spanish)

Editorial - after one decade : updating the law of general sanitation services. Campaign to promote the washing of hands with soap. Development Marketplace will donate four million dollars yearly : World Bank looks for innovative ideas for water projects, sanitation and energy. ... See More +

Newsletter 37301 NOV 01, 2005

Disclosed

Agua yaku : comite sectorial de agua y saneamiento (5) (Spanish)

In this issue: Sustainability and impact of rural sanitation. A model of community management. Urban development. Lessons learned from a project. ... See More +

Newsletter 40396 SEP 01, 2005

Disclosed

Agua (19) (Spanish)

Contents: Update-MIAGUA, the quiet reform of the sanitation sector. Data and notes: Sedapal will make potable water accessible to 95 percent of the population. ... See More +

Newsletter 33070 JUN 01, 2005

Castillo, Oscar [editor] Disclosed

Agua (18) (Spanish)

Editorial - dialog and agreement : tools for development. Condominial sewerage networks for north of Lima : the Comas experience; by Omar Macedo and Alejandro Conza. ... See More +

Newsletter 34812 OCT 01, 2004

Macedo, Omar; Conza, Alejandro; Mindreau, Lourdes; Rosenauer, Michael; Cieza, Fernando; Arce Moreira, Maria; Castillo, Oscar Disclosed

Agua (17) (Spanish)

Editorial - non-traditional technologies to expand coverage and reach the poorest. The experience of Parauapebas, Para, Brazil : provision of water services using ' condominiales ' networks; by Joao Miranda. ... See More +

Newsletter 34811 JUN 30, 2004

Disclosed

Agua yaku : comite interinstitucional del sector de agua y saneamiento (2) (Spanish)

This volume contains: Legal framework for water and sanitation: a national challenge; by Leonardo Gonzalez. Water supply and sanitation services for rural towns and small municipalities; by Marco Perez. ... See More +

Newsletter 31757 JUN 01, 2004

Gonzalez, Leonardo; Perez, Marco; Rueda, Wilson; Heidebrock, Denis; Aliaga, Boris; Ballesteros, Mario; Novillo, Zoila; Yepez, Marco; Gonzalez, Diego; Espinoza, Patricia; Villarroel, Jaime; Borja, Juan Fernando; Ortiz, Eduardo; Aviles, Dr. Jose; Vera, Rafael; Ballesteros, Mario [editor]; Aguilar, Patricia [editor]; Oscar Castillo [editor]; Mosquera, Deyssi [editor] Disclosed

Agua (16) (Spanish)

Editorial : 2004 - challenges for small and medium size cities. New models for sustainable delivery of water and sanitation services. A new instrument for development of water and sanitation services countrywide : Ley Marco for promoting decentralized investments; by Jorge Luis McGregor. ... See More +

Newsletter 34810 DEC 01, 2003

McGregor, Jorge Luis; Uribe, Jorge Alberto; Lopez R., Gabriel Disclosed

Agua yaku : comite sectorial de agua y saneamiento (1) (Spanish)

This volume contains: Sector Development Plan; Success facts of the Basic Sector Reforms; New models for water services management; SODIS: Solar water clarification; Water impurity purification by artificial humidity in Sabiango; OIM: Community strengthening in the North provinces of Ecuador; UNICEF: Water and Sanitation accomplishments; Water quality control is key for good health; Chronology of Water and sanitation sector in Ecuador. ... See More +

Newsletter 31709 DEC 01, 2003

Disclosed

Agua (15) (Spanish)

Editorial - participatory budget and sanitation. Coverage expansion project by PAC-SEDAPAL : Strategy to offer water and sanitation services to the poorest of Lima; by Jaime Salcedo, Rolando Vasquez and Javier Acosta. ... See More +

Newsletter 34809 SEP 01, 2003

Salcedo, Jaime; Vasquez, Rolando; Acosta, Javier; Fernandez, Ciro; Campos, Marco; Alegria G., Julio; Pacheco, Herberth Disclosed

CHAC (Spanish)

Contents. Network for water and sanitation. A new model of health regulation in Honduras. Water quality and health inspection. Study warns of deteriorating water quality of San Lorenzo. ... See More +

Newsletter 46200 JUN 01, 2003

Disclosed

Agua (14) (Spanish)

This newsletter presents issues of regionalization and the election of designated authorities for water and sewerage distribution in Peru. Bolivia, and Honduras. ... See More +

Newsletter 34808 MAY 30, 2003

Mindreau, Lourdes; Linares, Fatima; Castillo, Oscar; Schippner, Beatriz; Encalada, Marcelo; Guevara, Sixto; SANBASUR; Sarabia, Victor; Conza, Alejandro Disclosed

Agua (13) (Spanish)

Editorial - decentralization and small towns. A dosifier for constant water disinfection used for human water consumption : water disinfection and health; by Ricardo Rojas and Jose Luis Huaman. ... See More +

Newsletter 34807 DEC 01, 2002

Rojas, Ricardo; Huaman, Jose Luis; Moscoso, Julio; Egocheaga, Julio; Rojas, Jose; Godoy, Teresa; Alvarez, Consuelo; Cardenas, Zoila Disclosed

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Safety of dams : engineering at the service of society : Segurança de barragens : engenharia a serviço da sociedade (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2015 112941 Working Paper
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2015 86500 Brief Spanish, Portuguese
Brazil - Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective : Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2015 90527 Brief
Brazil - Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective : Convivência com o Semiárido e Gestão proativa da seca no Nordeste do Brasil: Uma nova Perspectiva (Portuguese)
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MAY 01, 2014 90527 Brief
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : Segurança de Barragens no Brasil: Engenharia de um serviço da sociedade (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2014 86500 Brief Spanish, English
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : La seguridad de las presas en Brasil : ingenieria al servicio de la sociedad (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 86500 Brief Portuguese, English
Impacto das mudanças do clima e projeções de Demanda sobre o processo de alocação de água em Duas bacias do nordeste semiárido (Portuguese)
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NOV 01, 2013 84030 Publication
Mexico - Revision del gasto publico para infrastructura (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2006 38966 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Analisis comparativo de politicas relacionadas con el sector agua : exploracion sobre los impactos en la productividad del agua (Spanish)
See More +
JUN 01, 2006 36854 Working Paper
Transferencia de agua entre bacias hidrograficas (Portuguese)
See More +
JUL 01, 2005 41609 Publication
Impactos e externalidades sociais da irrigacao no semi-arido Brasileiro (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2004 41607 Publication
Modelos de gerenaciamento de recursos hidricos : analises e propostas de aperfeicoamento do sistema do ceara (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2004 41642 Publication
Water, poverty reduction and sustainable development : Agua, reducao de pobreza e desenvolvimento sustentavel (Portuguese)
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JUN 30, 2003 26379 Publication English
Water, poverty reduction and sustainable development (English)
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JUN 01, 2003 26379 Publication Portuguese
Recursos hidricos e saneamento na Regiao Metropolitana de Sao Paulo : um desafio do tamanho da cidade (Portuguese)
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APR 30, 2003 26371 Publication
Sistemas de suporte a decisao para a outorga de direitos de uso de agua no Brasil (Portuguese)
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APR 30, 2003 26370 Publication
Estrategias de gerenciamento dos recursos hidricos no Brasil : areas de cooperacao com o Banco Mundial (Portuguese)
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APR 30, 2003 26369 Publication
Agua (26) (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2008 44501 Newsletter
Agua yaku : comite interinstitucional del sector de agua y saneamiento (8) (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2007 42950 Newsletter
Agua (25) (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2007 42015 Newsletter
Agua (24) (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2007 40395 Newsletter
Agua (23) (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2007 46196 Newsletter
Agua (22) (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2006 37303 Newsletter
Agua (21) (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2006 37302 Newsletter
Agua yaku : comite interinstitucional del sector de agua y saneamiento (6) (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2006 72262 Newsletter
Agua (20) (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2005 37301 Newsletter
Agua yaku : comite sectorial de agua y saneamiento (5) (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2005 40396 Newsletter
Agua (19) (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2005 33070 Newsletter
Agua (18) (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2004 34812 Newsletter
Agua (17) (Spanish)
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JUN 30, 2004 34811 Newsletter
Agua yaku : comite interinstitucional del sector de agua y saneamiento (2) (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2004 31757 Newsletter
Agua (16) (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2003 34810 Newsletter
Agua yaku : comite sectorial de agua y saneamiento (1) (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2003 31709 Newsletter
Agua (15) (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2003 34809 Newsletter
CHAC (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2003 46200 Newsletter
Agua (14) (Spanish)
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MAY 30, 2003 34808 Newsletter
Agua (13) (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2002 34807 Newsletter