Floods in 2014 have been disastrous for the Western Balkan. UNDP is very glad to present to you the Human Development Report on Disaster Risk Reduction with a specific focus in Western Balkan titled: Risk-Proofing the Western Balkans: Empowering People to Prevent Disasters. Kosovo is frequently affected from floods which lead to tremendous damages and economic losses. Flood early warning system is not functional in Kosovo and Kosovo Institute of Hydrometeorology needs significant support for building technical and human capacity to be able to operationalize the flood early warning system. The report presents challenges, perspectives and recommendations for each Western Balkan countries including Kosovo.