Feb 5, 2016SATA Moris (SMS AlerTa Asegura Moris/SMS Alerts for Securing Life) with Frontline SMS2016In the midst of natural disaster, prompt information sharing and warning can save many lives. As Timor-Leste is subjected to unpredictable extreme weather events and the associated natural disasters and climate induced risks, an Early Warning System (EWS) using Frontline SMS was established to help the community and the National Disaster Operation Center (NDOC) to get and/or receive real time data related to disaster. Thus, helps the government to better plan and response to disaster events.
Nov 24, 2015Timor-Leste held preparation meeting for COP 21Dili, 16 November, Government officials from various ministries gathered today at Hotel Timor to prepare for the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 which will be held in Paris on this upcoming December.
Jul 22, 2015Development of the Early Warning System to Mitigate the Impact of Natural Disaster in the Dili-to-Ainaro RoadUNDP and National Disaster Management Directorate (NDMD) of the Ministry of Social Solidarity (MSS) held its first stakeholder workshop “Design of a model Early Warning System (EWS) for the Dili-to-Ainaro Road Development Corridor (DARDC) at the JL Villa Conference room. The purpose of this workshop was to collect information from government and non-government stakeholders on their capacities and experience in the area of Early Warning Systems.
Jun 16, 2015Foundation Course prepares government civil servants for decentralizationBobonaro, 29 May 2015 – Around 19 Bobonaro Municipality’s Civil Servants participated in a week long, from 25 to 29 May, Foundation Course in Local Governance organized by the Secretary of State for Institutional Strengthening (SEFI) with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the Sub-National Governance and Development Programme (SNGDP).