Damage Assessment



On 28 November, Albania submitted a new request to the ERCC for expert teams for rapid building assessments and first aid goods, with priority given to tents and non-food products. Also within the framework of the Union Mechanism of Civil Protection, experts are sent from Italy.

As requested by the Albanian authorities, Italy participates in the start of damage assessment on public and private buildings. A team of technical experts from the Department, the Regions, the Italian Army, the Fire Brigade and the professional orders is also involved. The task of the experts (a total of 16 professionals) is to train the Albanian technicians, who will continue the activity on the territory, also with the support during the first inspections.

As of December 14th the buildings inspected by the local authorities together with the Italian team are over 600.