EEFIT Mission Report: Albania 26 November 2019

Author: EEFIT

Date published

22 October 2020

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Free

EEFIT Mission Report: Albania 26 November 2019

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EEFIT

Date published

22 October 2020

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EEFIT

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This EEFIT Field Mission report details the effects of the Mw6.4 earthquake which struck Albania on 26 November 2019.

This report covers:

  • Seismotectonic and geotechnical aspects
  • Albanian building stock
  • Evolution of Albanian seismic building codes
  • Damage assessments of the investigated buildings
  • Case studies
  • Lesson learned

The team delivered a presentation summarising their findings, challenges relating to a remote reconnaissance mission and the use of the newly developed app and spatial tools.
 

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