New localities placed under EMCO

KUCHING: Four new localities will be placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO), the

Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) announced today (July 20).

The committee said Rumah Setinggan, Sungai Plan in Bintulu district, had begun its EMCO yesterday (July 19) which will end on Aug 1.

Meanwhile, the EMCO at Rumah Bat, Simpang Koko in Sarikei district started today (July 20) until Aug 5.

Two villages in Kuching district, namely Kampung Bintawa Hilir and Kampung Sungai Tapang, will undergo EMCO starting tomorrow (July 21) until Aug 3.

SDMC declared that three longhouses, a village, and a timber company camp will have the EMCO lifted today (July 20).

The localities are Rumah Anita, Balai Badak in Kampung Klampai, and Rumah Abing, Lubuk Kerikap in Sebetan in Saratok district;  Kampung Mambong in Kuching district; Rumah Lau Janting, Mile 20 at Jalan Bintulu-Miri in Bintulu district; and Kejin Camp, Shin Yang at Long Lama Estate in Telang Usan district.