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One Fifth of Timor Needs Food Assistance: UN Report

Persistent drought and plagues of locusts ravaged Timor-Leste's harvest in 2007, cutting production of major crops by as much as 30 per cent and leaving one-fifth of the population in need of food assistance , says a report issued today by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)...

WFP Announces Food Assistance Plan for Timor Leste

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced plans to assist the Government of Timor-Leste in meeting the food needs of people living in communities affected by an ongoing drought. "There is a need for food assistance due to the persistence of the drought, and we will work...

Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns

... estimated at more than $2 million. The full-time thoracic surgeon is also an Australian Army reservist and served with Australian forces in East timor last year, receiving the Australian Service Medal in recognition of his efforts. He also spent a month in the frontlines of the war-torn Serbian...

Concerted Effort Imperative For Elimination Of Tropical Diseases: WHO

...veloping countries. The region also accounts for a high rate of STH infections and three countries have yaws endemic areas - India, Indonesia and timor Leste. India has the highest disease burden in the case of leprosy, lymphatic filariasis and kala azar. Experts feel that these ‘neglected’ tropi...
Timor in Biological News

WWF study says climate change could displace millions in Asia's Coral Triangle

..., which is comprised of the coasts, reefs and seas of the countries of Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and timor Leste. The Coral Triangle occupies just one percent of the Earth's surface, but is home to fully 30 percent of the world's coral reefs, 76 percent of ...

Rules proposed to save the world's coral reefs

...ere in the world and the first to span several countries. It involves the six nations of Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, East timor and the Solomon islands, and is as much about nation building and food security as it is about reef conservation" says Professor Terry Hughes, Directo...
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