20 localities placed under EMCO

KUCHING: A total of 20 localities from seven districts are placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO).

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) the seven districts are Sri Aman, Bintulu, Tatau, Pusa, Pakan, Sarikei and Betong.

In Sri Aman, EMCO was enforced from Sept 8 until Sept 21 at Kampung San Demam, at Undop, and the restriction at Rumah Peter Suring, Sungai Silas Tabau, Jalan Ulu Sebauh in Bintulu started from Sept 9 until Sept 22.

“In Tatau, Rumah Vicky Angkalom at Jalan Tatau/Bintulu, EMCO was enforced started from Sept 10 until Sept 23.

“From Sept 11 until Sept 24, EMCO is enforced at Kampung Hulu and Kampung Semarang both at Maludam in Pusa district,” said the committee.

Apart from that, SDMC also stated that EMCO was enforced at nine localities in Pakan, also from Sept 11 until Sept 24.

The localities are Rumah Elly at Kerangan Langgir, Rumah Kadam at Sungai Buloh Wak, Rumah Barak at Nyalak Ili, Rumah Jembau at Tanjong Kedang, Rumah Suie at Wak, Rumah Richard Dom at Lubok Geraji, Rumah Mancha, Nanga Moa at Ulu Sigai and Rumah Lawang at Sungai Kura.

In Sarikei, Rumah Rampai at Sungai Anyit Selangan and Rumah Usay, Sungai Tukup at Sare are under EMCO from Sept 12 until Sept 25.

Four localities in Betong, namely Rumah Alexander at Aur Bangat, Rumah Basil Malaka, Traie at Debak, Rumah Dussie at Bukong Asal and Rumah Mandau, Sungai Rian at Spaoh are also under the restriction from Sept 12 until Sept 25.

The committee also decided to extend EMCO at five localities at Rumah Ngilah, Bara (Sept 11 until Sept 25) and Rumah Sambun, Nanga Kesit (Sept 12 until Sept 20) both in Lubok Antu and Rumah Gindu, Lubau Baru in Betong, Kampung Hilir at Beladin in Pusa and Kampung Keranji in Bau (Sept 12 until Sept 25).

Besides that, SDMC also ended EMCO at eight localities today, namely Rumah Jelai, Engkala Krian in Saratok, Kampung Serayan Ulu in Lundu, Kampung Kaman in Bau, Kampung Hulu at Spaoh and Rumah Aka at Nanga Tapih both in Betong, Uma Kulit (Block G, H, J, K & L), Uma Bakah (Block B, C, J &K) and Uma Kelap (Block B) at Sungai Asap in Belaga.

The zone status of districts still remains the same, with 35 districts in red zone, one orange, four yellow and none in the green.