Albania

20 March 2008

Albania: Red Cross brings speedy assistance to victims of devastating explosions

A series of massive explosions on 15 March in an ammunition storage site in Gerdec, 16 kilometres from the Albanian capital of Tirana, has devastated three neighbouring villages.
Albanian flood catastrophe
30 September 2002

Albanian flood catastrophe

The worst flooding in years has hit the Albanian lowlands after a week of torrential rain, and the Albanian Red Cross has warned the consequences could be catastrophic for thousands of rural people in one of Europe's poorest countries.
Big freeze aftermath threatens Europe
31 January 2002

Big freeze aftermath threatens Europe

Central Europe's big freeze threatens more disaster, the Red Cross warns.

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