Albania: Floods - Dec 2009
Tirana, March 3, 2011, The World Bank, the Agriculture, Food and Consumer Protection (MoAFCP) and the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Water Administration (MoEFWA) of Albania are working together to increase the resiliency to climate change of agricultural systems in Albania through the Regional Program on Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change in ECA Agricultural Systems.
Through this cooperation, in-depth analysis of the projected impact of climate change on agriculture has been undertaken and key adaptation policies, programs and investments have been identified which can …
This report covers the period 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2010In brief
Programme outcome: The Europe zone office is guided in its work with Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies by the strategic aims of the Strategy 2020 to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises; enable healthy and safe living; and promote social inclusion and culture of non-violence and peace. The capacity-building efforts are in line with the enabling action one to build strong National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
The recovery from the …
This report covers the period 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2010
Programme Purpose: In line with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' (IFRC) Strategy 2020 the aim of the Federation supported programmes in Albania is to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises; to enable healthy and safe living; and to promote social inclusion and a culture of non-violence and peace.
Disaster preparedness and response remains the priority area of the National Society.
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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies.
This report covers the period 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2010.
Programme outcome: To increase the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) capacity to assist National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies reduce the number of deaths, injuries and the impact of disasters through the timely and adequate financial support for disaster response from the DREF.
Programme(s) summary: At 30 June 2010, IFRC had made 73 allocations from the DREF to support 67 different operations for a total of 11,285,280 Swiss francs bringing assistance to over …
Summary: CHF 302,500 was allocated from the International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 11 January, 2010 to support the National Society in delivering assistance to some 2,200 families and to replenish disaster preparedness stocks. The Albanian Red Cross with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and other Movement partners as well as international and local donors, addressed the needs of 2,200 families through two rounds of distributions.
This report covers the period 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2009
Programme purpose: Federation-supported programme areas in 2009 were disaster management, health and care, organizational development and participatory community development.
Period covered by this update: 11 January to 7 April, 2010.
This report is based on a Situation Report issued by the Office of the Resident Coordinator in Tirana. It covers the period from 12 until 17 January 2010. Barring a deterioration in the situation, this will be the last SitRep on the Albania Floods issued by OCHA New York.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
- The situation in the areas affected by the floods is stable, and water levels are decreasing.
- Albanian rescue workers continue to provide assistance to the affected population.
- The EU-MIC team, as well as Greek and Italian response teams, have left the country.
SHKODRA, JANUARY 13, 2010 - In response to the emergency situation created by flooding in northern Albania, the United States Embassy announced today a donation of $50,000 in emergency assistance to flood victims. The funds are being disbursed through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Office of U.S.
This report is based on a Situation Report issued by the Office of the Resident Coordinator in Tirana. It covers the period from 10 until 12 January 2010.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
- With rains continuing in the flood affected areas, the number of persons evacuated from the flood affected regions has risen to 5,352.
- The Albanian Red Cross will provide food and non-food items to 2,200 families
- The UN and the Government of Albania signed an agreement on 11 January 2010 on the provision of a $240,000 emergency cash grant to support the affected population.