TimorLeste Floods: Situation Update

  • From 29 March to 4 April, heavy rains across the country have caused flash floods and landslides. The capital city, Dili, is the worst affected.
  • According to preliminary official figures, a total of 2,065 households – or approximately 10,325 people - have been affected across 8 municipalities in Timor-Leste.  21 deaths were reported.
  • Over 76% of affected people are in Dili municipality.
  • In support of Government efforts, the UN humanitarian agencies have started to address the lifesaving needs of the affected people, in particular the women and children in evacuation facilities in Dili.
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