DATASET

Flood in Albania (2017-12-01)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2017-12-01 09:38:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-12-01 09:00:00
Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Severe weather has been affecting northern and central Albania over the past day, causing floods. According to media, as of 1 December at least 39 families were evacuated and 18 houses flooded in the most hit areas of Vorë, Marikaj (Tirana precfecture), Fushe Kruje, Kurbin, Mamurras (Lezhë County). All over the country, approximately 71 000 houses are currently without electricity and several flights have been cancelled. Over the next 48 hours, more heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast to affect the country, especially the southern and internal areas.The Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) is closely monitoring the situation and is in permanent contact with the Albanian Civil Protection authorities. Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated to map the affected areas and support the national relief efforts.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 18
Grading products: 0

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2017): Flood in Albania (2017-12-01). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/e086ad3e-1781-4daf-8925-bd20aa7892b7

Keywords

Copernicus Service ALB Flood Albania CEMS Mapping Emergency Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Emergency Management Copernicus EMS EMSR258

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR258]: Flood in Albania (2017-12-01)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
POLYGON((19.302053844 41.588695743616,20.274057683 41.588695743616,20.274057683 40.122041146,19.302053844 40.122041146,19.302053844 41.588695743616))
GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2017-12-01
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR258 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/e086ad3e-1781-4daf-8925-bd20aa7892b7
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