UN Resident Coordinator ’s Office (RCO) Issues Timor Leste Floods Update No. 10
18 June 2021
The Declaration of the State of Calamity in Dili Municipality, originally declared on 8 April, was renewed and extended until 4 August (Government Resolution N.°75/2021 on 31 of May)
On 16th of June, the Government lifted mandatory confinement in Dili. The government also announced that the sanitary fences in the Capital and three municipalities (Baucau, Bobonaro and Covalima) will be maintained for a further seven days.
On 2nd June, the Government, with support from the UN and humanitarian partners, launched a Floods Response Plan/Joint Appeal seeking additional support to address residual humanitarian needs amounting to USD $8.8 million and a further USD $23.9 to kick-start early recovery efforts. All activities to be implemented by December 2021.
In solidarity with the Government, the humanitarian partners and donors have provided relief assistance worth approximately USD $15 million to date.
Information from the Secretariat of State for Civil Protection, confirms that they are receiving urgent requests for assistance for food and non-food items (NFI) from more than 5,106 vulnerable persons in/around Dili.