Timor-Leste

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Ancient crops - a millet field in Asia
In patriarchal societies, deep-rooted gender norms can create major barriers to women’s leadership and participation in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and emergency preparedness activities.
CARE Australia
AHP presentation
On 26 May 2022, “Building the bridge for Pacific resilience through Disaster READY” was presented at the Ignite Stage during GP2022.
Australian Humanitarian Partnership United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Dili, Timor-Leste inundated with flood waters following Cyclone Seroja
Floods of 2021 in Timor-Leste presented opportunities to build back better in recovery efforts thanks to international support from countries like Australia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

DRR Community in Timor-Leste

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointNational Disaster Risk Management Directorate, Ministry of Social Solidarity Timor Leste

National Platform

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National policies and plans

2021

This document serves as Timor-Leste‘s first National Adaptation Plan (NAP); and is being submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The overall vision of the NAP for Timor-Leste is ―to build a climate resilient

Timor-Leste - government
2008

This National Disaster Risk Management Policy aims to respond to the constitutional mandate to identify priorities to guide Government objectives and strategies in order to guarantee the security and safety of our citizens and their property and to

Timor-Leste - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

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2021
This document outlines the climate risks faced by Timor-Leste, a tropical country whose climate is heavily influenced by the West Pacific Monsoon and its mountainous climate.
World Bank, the Asian Development Bank
2010
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2009-11 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Ministry of Social Solidarity