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Pro News Programme 2017-07-13T08:25:03+00:00

Programme for Improving National Early Warning System

and Flood Prevention in Albania

Programme for Improving National Early Warning System
and flood prevention in Albania

The overall objective of PRO NEWS is to ensure increased resilience to floods by strengthening National Early Warning System of Albania and improving disaster prevention in line with EU Good Practices.

Support the Legal and Institutional Development

Support the Legal and Institutional Development for improving Early Warning System (EWS), Flood Management and civil protection by assessing the current institutional and legal framework and strengthening the capacity of national and local authorities to develop Civil Protection plans using participatory approaches

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Development of a Regional Flood Hazard Map

Support the development of a regional flood hazard map following EU Floods Directive through training and technical assistance for the preparation and use of detailed Flood Hazard maps

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National Flood Forecasting and Warning System

Development of National Flood Forecasting and Warning System and integration into European Flood Awareness System (EFAS) by developing an operational hydrological model for the entire country including transnational river basin for early warning, modernizing the meteorological infrastructures and improving the IT network

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National Public Awareness Campaign

Designing of National Public awareness campaign based on EU National Civil Protection good practices for improving the awareness and the resilience of relevant target groups

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Preparing for Membership

Support Albania in preparing for membership to the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (EUCPM) through workshops, training on the Union civil protection mechanism (UCPM) and exchange of experts

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Programme Support

Programme support (oversight, coordination, results based monitoring)

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