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City of Berat in Albania.
In 2017, communities in Southern Albania were severely affected by floods. Since 2019, the Albanian Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies have worked with these communities to strengthen flood resilience.
Flood Resilience Portal
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This spotlight seeks to include data on climate change, finance policy and outcomes for children, including data on SDG progress and government spending on education, health, social protection and food security and nutrition.
Albania is exposed to a range of natural hazards, and it experiences recurring heavy rains, floods, landslides, droughts, and extreme summer heat, which can cause wildfires.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)
City of Berat in Albania.
Municipalities in Albania have exclusive local responsibility for disaster risk reduction and civil protection and, to support disaster risk management municipalities are expected to set aside funds equivalent to 4% of their total municipal budget.
World Bank, the
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For this report the World Bank made an assessment of 10,000 formal firms in Albania, using the country’s disaster risk profile and the COVID-19 shock as assumptions for potential future shocks.
MSMEs play an important role in the Albanian economy. They constitute more than 99 percent of firms and generate more than 85 percent of formal employment in the private sector.
World Bank, the
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This report summarizes an online four-day Training of Trainers (ToT) session in June that aimed to build capacity of border officials to address disaster displacement situations. The ToT is the 2nd phase of training which follows the first virtual

CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce that its member governments have renewed their parametric insurance coverage for tropical cyclones, excess rainfall, earthquakes.
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility, the

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