Wednesday, April 14, 2021

flood victims

Foundation doles out aid to flood affected families

KUALA LUMPUR: Yayasan Petronas, in collaboration with Petronas is helping 111 flood affected families to refurbish their homes as well as communal facilities under its annual Sentuhan Kasih Disaster Relief programme. Floods in the East Coast earlier this year forced...

Families in flooded evacuated to nearby longhouse

SELANGAU: Flood waters inundated Gerinsa Narang longhouse on Monday (Mar 22) and forced two families to be evacuated to another longhouse nearby. A spokesperson of the State Fire Department operations centre said they received a distress call about the flood...

14 flood victim families receive compassionate aid

KUCHING: A total of fourteen families from Kampung Quop Dayak who were affected by the recent flood were given compassionate aid from the Stakan constituency service centre on Friday. The assistance was presented by Stakan assemblyman Datuk Amar Mohammad Ali...

395 flood-affected households receive food aid

KUCHING: A total of 395 households in Lundu and Sematan affected by the recent flash floods received food aid on Thursday. The donations were presented by Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Tanjung Datu Youth chief Azizul Annuar Adenan, who represented...

Yadim assists flood victims

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) continues to be committed to providing assistance to the communities affected by floods, including at the temporary relief centre (PPS) here. A statement on Sunday (Feb 21) said Yadim Sarawak together with their...

Hope Place forgo anniversary joy to help people

KUCHING: Hope Place Kuching celebrates its eighth anniversary in February by giving back to community. “Although unable to have a dinner together with all my team this year for our anniversary, all of us enjoyed working together and excited to...

Local council urged to maintain drains regularly

KUCHING: The flash flood in some parts of the city following a heavy downpour this morning (Feb 19) was likely caused by clogged drains. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said his team had assessed the heavily affected areas and...

Flood victims in Sarawak decrease to over 800

KUCHING: The number of flood victims in Sarawak has decreased from 934 on Saturday to 823 as of 4pm today. Following that, only nine temporary flood evacuation centres remain opened in two districts, namely Simunjan and Serian as five centres...

Flood victims receive help from NGOs

KUCHING: The flood victims at the Dewan Kampung Bangka Semong temporary relief centre, Kota Samarahan recently received help from three non-government organisations (NGOs). The NGOs were Kenyalang Prodigy, Enlight Malaysia and Pimpin Sarawak who distributed aid in the form of...

Number of flood evacuees rises to 1002

KUCHING: The number of flood victims in Sarawak following the third wave of floods since Tuesday, increased slightly this morning, to 1002 from 934 yesterday evening. The Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) Secretariat reported that as of 8 am...
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It is the common people’s duty to police the police. – Steven Magee, engineer What is the most important task...
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