While its reception capacity has not reached the degrees of its Mediterranean neighbours, Albania’s proximity to conflict regions in the Middle East and North Africa has resulted in an increase of refugees and migrants entering the country in recent years.
Albania is exceptionally vulnerable to natural hazards, having suffered through numerous earthquakes, landslides, floods, storms and extreme temperatures in the last 40 years. The increasing intensification of natural disasters culminated recently in 2019, after an earthquake caused Albania to have the most internally displaced people in Europe and Central Asia in the same year.
In collaboration with local and international partners, we have provided our relief units in Albania as temporary homes for displaced families to live in safely. Learn more about our support.
Get in touch with our support team to learn more about our work in Albania, how to become a partner and our technical assistance.