2-day Training on the Use of the European Flood Prevention System February 27th-28th, 2020, Tirana, Albania A 2-day training is being organized at the Institute for GeoSciences, Energy, Water and Environment (IGJEUM) in the framework of the PRO NEWS project, organized through colleagues from the “European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts” (ECMWF) and [...]
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Technical assistance workshop with GDCE staff on UCPM membership September 11th, 2019, Tirana, Albania Following the successful event organized on 10th September with the members of the Technical Advisory Committee, experts from the PRO NEWS implementing consortium and of the Albanian General Directorate for Civil Emergencies (GDCE) met on 11th September to discuss [...]
Workshop in the framework of the PRO NEWS programme with representatives of the Technical Advisory Committee September 10th, 2019, Tirana, Albania In the framework of the Programme for Improving National Early Warning System in Albania – PRO NEWS on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, the representatives from the line ministries and the institutions that [...]
Vijon takimi me Këshillat e Baseneve të Lumenjve (Lumenjtë Mati, Ishmi dhe Erzeni), kësaj rradhe në Tiranë. Programi për Përmirësimin e Sistemit Kombëtar të Paralajmërimit të Hershëm dhe Parandalimit të Përmbytjeve në Shqipëri – PRO NEWS, prezantoi sot Raportin e Vlerësimit Paraprak të Riskut nga përmbytjet dhe identifikimin e Zonave Potencialisht në Risk [...]
Meeting in Vlora with River Basin Councils PRO NEWS program, in coordination with the WRMA (Water Resources Management Agency) is organizing a Meeting in Vlora with River Basin Councils (Shkumbin, Seman and Vjosa rivers). The main goal of the meeting is to finalize the work done for the Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment (APSFR) [...]
Pronews Programme restarts again with its second phase of implementation Pronews Programme restarts again with its second phase of implementation, with a focus on the equipment of 40 weather monitoring stations and compiling of risk maps. Public awareness-raising and information remain an important component of the activities of the programme. Under the direction [...]
Fifth Steering Committee of PRO NEWS Programme Thursday, 20th September 2018 Hotel Tirana International, Tirana, Albania The EU-funded Programme for Improving National Early Warning System and flood prevention in Albania (PRO NEWS) will gather its fifth Steering Committee meeting. The meeting will be organized under the auspices of the Albanian Ministry of Defense through [...]
The third issue of PRO NEWS newsletter published Communities unprepared in the face of natural disasters Natural disasters are complex events, and the prevention and mitigation of their impacts likewise has many aspects, one of the most important of which is, without question, the amount of information available and awareness of people. How [...]
National Workshop on New Guidelines and Emergency Planning 28 June 2018, Durres, Albania Representatives of Albanian Prefectures, the General Directorate for Civil Emergencies and other national stakeholders on Emergency Planning in Albania, together with Consortium Partners (DPC, CIMA, REC) will gather in a national workshop on the new Guidelines and the Emergency Planning, on [...]
Communities unprepared in the face of natural disasters Natural disasters and catastrophes can result in significant human and economic losses. Albania is frequently affected by natural and anthropogenic disasters, ranking 39th out of 171 countries according to the world risk report for 2017. Although most of these disasters cannot be prevented, there is a way to minimise [...]