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UNPD launces the HSK program in Camea

UNPD launces the HSK program in Camea

DILI, 13 august 2021 (TATOLI) – United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched Hamutuk Serbí Komunidade (HSK) program in 5 flood-affected villages in Camea – Ailok-laran, Aidak-bihare, Ailele-hun, Lenuk-hun, Ailok-laran, Suku-laran.

A total of 688 residents including 320 women have been selected to participate in the program.

The program has been developed through inclusive and transparent consultation with the community in Camea.

“They will clean the flood-affected houses as well as the public facilities in their respective Aldeias, including roads and drainages. They will work for the next 1 month and receive USD 5 per day,” said KIM youngchan at the Camea Dili.

HSK program is emergency employment established to help the flood-affected communities in Dili Municipality, as part of the “Supporting Flood Response and Recovery Project”.

The program is funded by the Government of Timor-Leste (USD 1 million; ADB’s Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund financed by the Government of Japan) including USD 100,000 from the Government of the Republic of Korea and USD 200,000 UNDP.

As of 12 August 2021, over 2,700 vulnerable people (40% women) from over 25 Aldeias in Dili Municipalities benefited from the HSK program.

In addition, over 100 people from local groups and businesses have benefited from the programs.

 

Journalist : Camilio de Sousa

Editor: Nelia Borges Rosario

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