Greece Contributes Two Planes to Combat Albanian Wildfires

Greece Contributes Two Planes to Combat Albanian Wildfires

According to a press release of the European Commission, Greece has contributed two airplanes to combat the wildfires that are blazing in the southern part of the country. The Greek assistance comes after Prime Minister Edi Rama admitted on his Facebook page, in a first response since the wildfires broke out days ago, that the state’s “capacities […]

Draught Causes Big Energy Bill

Draught Causes Big Energy Bill

The prolonged draught and high temperatures are wreaking havoc on the Albanian energy system. The country is nearly fully dependent on hydropower, and the level of many reservoirs, including the crucial Fierza lake, has dropped to record low levels. In order to avoid a full-blown energy crisis, the Albanian Energy Corporation (KESh) has been forced to […]

The Driver and the Fire

The Driver and the Fire

While the city was waiting for a party meeting with our Driver–Prime Minister and his talk with the “common people” against the “evil” administration, the forest high up on the mountain stood in flames, casting black smoke into the sky, just like Fire of the Lord… because this country has none! It’s been years since Albania […]

25 Fires throughout Albania

25 Fires throughout Albania

Overnight the number of fires throughout the Albanian territory has increased from 16 yesterday to 25 today. In total 15 fire trucks, 114 firemen, 20 Republican Guards, 130 military personnel, as well as other civil personnel and helicopters are engaged in combating the different fires in Tirana, Vlora, Dibra, Elbasan, and Berat. Their work is […]

16 Fires Across the Country

16 Fires Across the Country

The consistently hot weather of the last weeks has led to a large number of forest fires all over the country. As of this morning 09:00, 15 fires had been reported, excluding a fire on the landfill of Sharra near Tirana, which has been producing toxic smoke over the last few days. Also close to […]