Assessement of Social Impact of Flooding in Albania

16 Dec 2016
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Summary

The purpose of this Study is to understand the social impacts of February 2015 flooding that hit southwestern
Albania. The assessment is construed as a capacity building exercise, and will interest in
particular the flood affected regions of Vlora, Gjirokastra and Berat, where also physical interventions of
Flood Protection Infrastructure Project were implemented. The goal is to better connect people,
communities and their local authorities by highlighting social aspects of vulnerability to floods, which in
turn can instrumental to development of policies to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience towards
floods. 

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