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Video May 29, 2020

Elsa’s Story: Building Climate and Disaster Resilience in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is a small, mountainous country in Southeast Asia. Heavy rains, droughts, floods, landslides and destructive winds are constant threats to communities. See how our Disaster Risk Management program is protecting communities through the eyes of Elsa, a young mother living in a remote village.