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Timorese women working
What if the place you were looking for could not be found on any map? Not because it's hidden, but because it was never mapped. And what if people in need were living in unmapped places?
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
A Red Pin on Timor-Leste of the World Map
The EU Intra-ACP GCCA Plus Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building Project has supported the Pacific region through scaling up pilot adaptation projects to enhance climate resilience and water security for vulnerable communities.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
Documents and publications
The main objective of the project is to safeguard vulnerable communities and their physical assets from climate-induced disasters mainly floods, landslides, erosion, and droughts.
Cover and source: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Documents and publications
This case study explores how countries like Bangladesh and Timor-Leste are pioneering in embedding EWEA into their legal frameworks, setting a precedent for disaster risk governance.
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Timor-Leste, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
Living in and reporting from small villages outside of the capital of Dili, reporters like Marion Martinz say they feel the pressure of covering these events.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
A Red Pin on Timor-Leste of the World Map
Timor-Leste has a rich ecosystem of marine biodiversity coral reefs and mangroves. But this island nation in South East Asia is also one of the most vulnerable to extreme weather and slow-onset climatic events, like sea level rise.
United Nations Environment Programme
Documents and publications
To put in place inclusive strategies that increase resilience, there is an urgent need to better understand the gendered effects of climate change across countries. This paper explores the connections between climate change and gender-related outcomes.

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