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Sectors: Environment, Humanitarian, Town planning

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities

Regions: Balkans, Candidate countries, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Responsible: European commission

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The global objective of this call for proposals is to increase floods resilience with better early warning systems and disaster prevention mechanisms in Albania.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objective
– to increase the capacity of the Albanian General Directorate for Civil Emergencies to prevent and respond to disaster management

Priorities
– Support to develop a regional flood hazard map following EU Flood Directive (flood hazard map, flood risk map, risk/vulnerability assessment, definition of measures, awareness raising),
– Preparation for integration of Floods Early Warning System and integration to European Flood Awareness System (EFAS)
– Cost-Benefit Analysis, prioritization and financing of measures in strengthening flood warning system
– Awareness/Visibility/Communication: improve flood awareness of the public by informing on the risk, early warning system and the plan to follow in case of an emergency
– Support Albania in preparing for membership to the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (EUCPM)

Among financed actions
 
– Revision of current national and/or local authority responsible for DRR roles
– Assessment of systems of communication and dissemination of flood warnings
– Review existing hydrometric network and equipment
– Drafting/updating the Floods Emergency Plans at Prefecture level for the whole country