ADRA distributes much needed items for flood victims

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ADRA Timor-Leste halo ona distribuisaun materiál báziku sira hodi apoia família balu ne’ebé hetan impaktu grave husi inundasaun ne’ebé akontese iha Dili foin lalais ne’e. Material hirak-ne’e distribui ona ba vítima afetada sira husi uma-kain hamutuk 41 (haat-nulu-resin-ida) hirak-ne’ebé lakon hotu sira-nia sasán uma-laran. ADRA Timor-Leste halo ona verifikasaun ba família hirak-ne’e liuhusi observasaun direta ba vítima sira-nia uma no nota katak família hirak-ne’e presiza duni apoiu urjente atu bele rekupera fali sira-nia nesesidade família nian. Nu’udar rezultadu, ADRA Timor-Leste deside katak kada uma-kain ida husi família ne’ebé indetifikadu ona hanesan vítima ba inundasaun ne’e hetan benefísiu liuhusi simu pakote ida husi materiál toba nian, materiál koziña nian, ai-han, materiál limpeza nian no mós bee-hemu.  Distribuisaun ida-ne’e rasik bele restaura ona família afetadu sira-nia kondisaun traumátiku  ho oin hamnasa no sira hotu entusiazmu tebes hodi simu apoiu husi ADRA Timor-Lleste no sira rasik deklara katak sira presiza duni apoiu sira hanesan ne’e tanba sira-nia sasán uma-laran hetan estragu no bee lori hotu no sira só bele salva de’it sira-nia aan no membru família hodi bele moris. Komunidade ne’ebé simu apoiu refere hateten katak sira kontente ho ADRA nia intervensaun no hato’o agradese wa’in ba ADRA  Timor-Leste tanba apoiu hirak-ne’e signifikante tebes ba sira. Sira, mós sujere atu ADRA Timor-Leste nafatin kontinua nia misaun importante ida-ne’e hodi bele ajuda ema barak liután. Tuir Macario nu’udar mós benefisiáriu, “Ha’u sente kontente tebetebes tanba ho ADRA nia apoiu ohin loron ami bele simu hetan apoiu sasán dapur ninian no materiál sira ne’ebé mak ajuda ami hodi normaliza fila fali ami-nia hela fatin,” dehan nia.

Distribuisaun refere hanesan asaun umanitáriu no karitativu ida husi ADRA Timor-Leste hodi fasilita família afetadu hirak-ne’ebé presiza tulun imediatu hanesan ai-han, bee moos no sasán uma-laran seluk hodi rekupera fila-fali sira-nia nesesidade urjente.

Iha parte seluk, ADRA Timor-Leste mós iha ona koordenasaun serbisu ho Secretario de Estado Proteção Civil no involve iha servisu verifikasaun ba dadus husi populasaun sira ho kondisaun grave atu bele hetan apoiu urjente. Liuhosi kooperasaun serbisu ida ne’ebé involve maioria husi ajénsia dezenvolvimentu sira ne’ebé hala’o operasaun iha Timor-Leste, ADRA Timor-Leste mós fó apoiu tuir rekursu ne’ebé iha hanesan transporte, funsionáriu no fó apoiu nesesidade urjente sira seluk. Nune’e, ADRA Timor-Leste mós koloka ninia funsionáriu balu no transporte ne’ebé prontu hodi fó asisténsia iha distribuisaun nesesidade báziku sira ba vítima afetadu sira ne’ebé sei hala’o iha loron hirak tuir mai.

Dezastre siklone tropikál ne’e hamosu estragu ba propriedade lubuk ida inklui harahun komunidade nia uma ne’ebé barak liu akontese iha Dili. Haktuir ba dadus atuál ne’ebé fó sai husi Secretario de Estado Proteção Civil iha dia 07  fulan-Abríl 2021, informa katak iha uma-kain hamutuk 1945 ho ema hamutuk iha ema na’in 11299 mak hetan impaktu grave ba sira-nia uma no oras ne’e daudaun evakua husi sira-nia hela fatin no hela iha sentru evakuasaun hamutuk 21 iha munisípiu Dili. ADRA Timor-Leste Prontu ho rekursu ne’ebé iha sei nafatin apoiu servisu ida-ne’e hodi ajuda rekupera fila-fali família hirak-ne’e nia moris. Alendisu, ami servisu atu asegura katak laiha ema ida mak husik hela iha kotuk ho misaun katak ema hotu tenke moris tuir Na’i Maromak nia hakarak.

ADRA Timor-Leste has distributed items to support families affected by severe flooding that took place in Dili on Easter Sunday.  These materials were distributed to the victims of 41 households who lost all of their primary possessions. ADRA Timor-Leste carried out an immediate assessment through direct observation to the affected households and noted that these families required urgent support for recovery. As a result, each vulnerable household that was identified received a bedding kit, kitchen kit, foods items, cleaning kits and drinking water. The distributions were successfully carried out in coordination with the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Dili.

The beneficiaries who received this support said that they were happy with interventions from ADRA and they thank ADRA Timor-Leste for such meaningful support. They suggested that ADRA Timor-Leste continues running this important mission in order to help more people.

“I feel very happy because with the support from ADRA today we can receive some support, we receive kitchen kits and some other items that could help us normalize our houses,” stated Macario, a beneficiary.

This distribution is part of ADRA Timor-Leste’s humanitarian action to facilitate the victims of affected families seeking immediate support such as: food, bedding, drinking water and other household utensils for their urgent needs. 

ADRA Timor-Leste is also working in coordination with the State Secretary for Civil Protection and are involved in joint assessments to verify the data of populations severely affected by flooding for immediate support.  Through a working cooperation that involves most of the international development agencies operating in Timor-Leste, ADRA Timor-Leste provided support based on existing resources, such as transport, staff and other urgent needs. 

The cyclone based tropical disaster has led to the damage of thousands of properties including community houses predominantly in Dili. According to updated data from the Secretary of State for Civil Protection as of 9 April, there are 2,315 households and 13,554 people severely affected by the flooding currently seeking shelter in 38 evacuation centers in Dili. ADRA Timor-Leste is ready to keep supporting these services with available resources to help the affected families recover their lives. Thus, we work to ensure no one is left behind and serve with ADRA’s purpose that all should live as God intended.


Photo and Content: © 2021 ADRA Timor-Leste | Deonisio Alves


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