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«National Disaster Risk Management Policy March 2008 Dili, Timor-Leste FORWARD Because of its geography Timor-Leste is vulnerable to disasters caused ...»

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As Timor-Leste is at high risk of earthquake-related disaster and other hazards such as floods, tropical storms, landslides and epidemics (including potentially ‘bird flu’), risk management of mortality (deaths), diseases/injured (morbidity) and combinations of diseases (co-morbidity) in relation to such disasters should be part of the health sub-plan.

4.4.3 Education

Introducing disaster risk reduction strategies through the educational system is one of the key successful interventions of this policy. Disaster preparedness, prevention and response should be part of the general education curriculum. People in schools, universities and workplaces should be continuously informed and trained to cope with natural hazards and fire hazards. From an early age, all East Timorese should be taught how to behave during earthquakes/tsunamis or other relevant hazards.

Every year, a two-day training session in risk reduction for earthquakes/tsunamis and storms/flooding complete with simulation exercises and concrete preparation actions should be conducted. This facilitates the mobilisation of communities at the local level when a disaster hits. Contingency

planning in education should include:

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4.4.4 Defense The F-FDTL is an organised force with unique professional capabilities suited to supporting the civil authorities and agencies in disaster/emergency situations Accordingly, the F-FDTL could be expected to assist in a range of emergency situations – for example, in the event of major flooding, the F-FDTL could be tasked to support the civil agencies in providing humanitarian assistance, evacuation, communications, and the critical transportation and distribution of relief supplies. To optimise FFDTL support, it is desirable that senior F-FDTL staff participates in preparatory disaster risk management activities including the development of contingency plans.

4.4.5 Internal Plans for all Departments and Agencies

Disaster risk reduction strategies should be part of normal management practice in offices of administration and business. Every government department, office, agency, NGO, institute and organisation should have a contingency plan of measures to protect its own assets if there is a disaster threat and to assist its staff to a rapid return to normal service after a disaster.



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