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Timor-Leste’s government to seek international help rebuilding after devastating, fatal floods – ABC News

The country records its first COVID death and is dealing with about 500 cases, and despite the floods leaving thousands living in shelters, authorities are keen…



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Timor-Leste’s government says it will ask Australia and other nations for help following catastrophic floods that have killed dozens and left thousands homeless.
Key points:

  • As the country continues to assess to full damage from the floods, it has also recorded its first COVID death
  • Timor-Leste’s first batch of vaccines arrived yesterday and authorities want to begin immunisations tomorrow
  • Foreign Minister Marise Payne says Australia is standing ready to provide more assistance

Late on Tuesday, officials…

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