Active Grants: 1

GDP (current US$): 13.04 billion (2017)

Population: 2.87 million (2017)

Major Partners

INFORM Risk Rating: 2.7

Risk data from INFORM, a global open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters, uses a scale from 0-10, with 10 as the highest level of risk.

Primary Hazards


GFDRR supports activities to strengthen disaster and climate resilience in this country. Additional information forthcoming.

Grants Awarded by GFDRR 2007 - Present

World Bank Engagements 2012 – Present

Project Description
Albania Water Resources and Irrigation Project Additional Financing
$27.2 million | Start date: 02/2018 (Ongoing)

The objective of the Water Resources and Irrigation Project for Albania is to: (i) establish the strategic framework to manage water resources at the national level and at the level of the Drin-Buna and Semani River basins; and (ii) improve, in a sustainable manner, the performance of Selected Irrigation Systems.

Regional and Local Roads Connectivity
$50 million | Start date: 04/2018 (Ongoing)

The development objectives of the Regional and Local Roads Connectivity Project for Albania are to improve access to selected agricultural and tourism centers, and to strengthen their municipalities’ capacity to manage their road assets.