Timor-Leste Flood Response Situation Report No. 13 (24 September 2021)
24 September 2021
The State of Calamity in Dili Municipality ended on the 4 th of August (Government Resolution N.°75/2021 on 31 of May).
Five-and-a-half-months since the flooding, there remain 6 evacuation centres in Dili municipality, where 701 people – or 131 households – are temporarily sheltered.
In light of the surging cases of the corona virus, the Government renewed the declaration of a State of Emergency between 31st of August and 29th of September (Decree of the President of the Republic No. 69/2021 on the 24th of August).
Following the launch of the Floods Response Plan/Joint Appeal on 2nd June, the humanitarian donors have provided assistance worth approximately USD 19.4 million to date.
According to the Secretariat of State for Civil Protection, 28,896 affected families across the country have received emergency support. Over 2,133 families are yet to receive assistance.