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13 April 2021
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DILI April 13, 2021 -- The Government of Timor-Leste declared a one-month state of calamity in Dili and appealed for relief assistance last week to respond to effects of devastating floods that left... Read more
8 April 2021
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10,000 displaced people seek refuge in evacuation centers as floods destroy families in Timor-Leste
DILI April 08, 2021 -- Humanitarian workers continued rescue missions Wednesday in remote locations in Timor-Leste using excavators and cranes, as death toll from recent flash floods reached 42, and ... Read more
6 April 2021
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DILI, 06 April 2021 -- Heavy rains in Timor-Leste over the weekend left 32 people dead, over 10,000 people homeless and countless missing. According to Timor-Leste deputy prime minister José Reis,... Read more
10 March 2021
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Dili, Timor-Leste, March 8, 2021 -- Over 30 enumerators received training on census mapping, held at the General Directorate of Statistics conference room in Dili, Timor-Leste on March 8, in... Read more
5 March 2021
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Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world,... Read more
3 March 2021
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A crowded health facility is a common sight in Timor-Leste where on average one health worker serves 1000 Timorese – well below World Health Organization’s recommended lower threshold of 2.3 for... Read more
26 February 2021
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Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, interruptions in healthcare systems has become common place in Timor-Leste, particularly in two municipalities currently under lockdown since mid February (Covalima and... Read more
26 February 2021
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Targetted training to midwives and doctors such as the Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EMONC) training -- currently ongoing at the National Hospital in Dili, Timor-Leste -- can help increase... Read more
18 February 2021
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Over 200 midwifery trainers from Asia Pacific region benefited from UNFPA and Burnet Institute series of virtual trainings that begun on February 18 to strengthen midwifery training curriculums.... Read more
17 February 2021
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UNFPA, UN Women, UNDP and IOM have strengthened their resolve to prevent and respond to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and support implementation of Timor Leste’s National Action Plan on Gender-Based... Read more

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