The aggravated situation due to the rainfall has prompted local authorities to be on the ground to monitor the situation closely.
President of the Regional Council of Tirana Mr. Aldrin Dalipi was today in the afternoon at Don Bosco area, where water has flooded the road and hindered the movement of people and vehicles.
Mr.Dalipi together with the heads of the Municipality of Tirana monitored the situation. “As we all know the situation is problematic, and it was announced by Tirana Municipality. Last night the group of emergencies gathered in the Municipality of Tirana in order of taking appropriate measures.
We have had problems, but over 1,200 employees have been and continue to be on the ground. So, the situation is monitored, “said Mr. Dalipi
He also added that citizens should contact the authorities for any problem.
“Tirana Municipality has appealed to citizens to reduce their movements in these hours. About 20 families were evacuated in the Municipality of Tirana. Also, communication is continuous even with employees on the ground that together with Water Supply to intervene immediately in all the problematic areas “.
Asked if there was any possibility to intervene in the Lana River, Mr.Dalipi emphasized that this was a problem for many years, but is being monitored and can intervene where intervention is ongoing.
“All employees of the Municipality, management staff and municipal enterprises are all in the ground.
It’s very important to be nearby citizens, but even citizens should be on alert, and for any problem they should phone the numbers published by Tirana Municipality “.
Regarding interventions to prevent further flow of water, the head of the Tirana Municipal Council emphasized that this is an emergency situation.
“It is very important that situation that is being monitored in every aspect.”
Municipality of Tirana is on standby 24 hours. Problematic areas are clearly located. “Is under monitoring central but also the peripheral areas,” said Mr. Dalipi in a direct broadcast from the Don Bosco for Ora News television .