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Residents maneuvre a cow by boat in Dajc, district of Shkodra, some 170 km northwest of the capital Tirana, Albania, on Dec 7. Albanian authorities declared a natural disaster in several northwestern regions of the country, where raging floodwaters forced the evacuation of hundreds of people. Albania's army and rescuers are transporting people from northwestern Albania following the widespread flooding. The army and police assisted local authorities in evacuating areas along the Drini River delta, where heavy rainfall caused the flooding.