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Informative Article | Earth Science and Engineering | Albania | Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014
GIS Technology on Natural Disasters Management in Albania
Dr. HOXHA E  | Prof.as.dr. LIPO S | Prof.as.dr. DOLLMA M
Abstract: This paper presents situation, problems of Natural Disasters management in Albania, and GIS (Geographical Information Systems) using in this field in Albania. Albania territory is very much exposed to different natural disasters as: earthquakes, landslides, erosion, flooding, etc. Until now, the prevention from natural disasters have been organised in traditional ways. Many natural disasters can not be avoided, but they can be predicted, and theirs economical and social effects can be softening through good management. In this paper evidenced the importance of advanced technology using as GIS, in natural disasters management, also given concrete examples used in Albania associated with recommendations for the future.
Keywords: Natural disaster, management, GIS, Albania
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014,
Pages: 1759 - 1764