Dili, 22 November 2011 - Timor-Leste continues to invest in measures to minimise the effects of disasters, the United Nations top disaster risk reduction official said during a three day visit to the country.
Days from now, the human family will welcome its seven billionth member.
Some say our planet is too crowded. I say we are seven billion strong.
The world has made remarkable progress since the United Nations was born 66 years ago today.