Albania – Floods (DG ECHO, National Authorities) (ECHO Daily Flash of 9 December 2017)

  • As of the 9 December 08.00 UTC further rains are expected over the weekend, however these are not forecast to have a significant impact.

  • To date National Authorities reported over 15 000 ha have been affected by flooding.

  • On the 5 December, the Union Civil Protection Mechanism was activated and thus far Austria, France, Greece, Slovakia and Slovenia have made offers via the Mechanism.

  • A four person EUCP Team arrived in Tirana by 8 December and are currently liaising with the National Authorities to coordinate the arrival of the assistance.