Tuesday, May 18, 2021

food assistance programme

No food aid during CMCO

SIBU: No food assistance will be distributed during the implementation of the conditional movement control order (CMCO), said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. He said food assistance would only be distributed to longhouses or...

Food being distributed in stages

SIBU: Food supply continues to be distributed to the residents of flats and housing areas in Town Villa, Sibu Jaya after the enforcement of the enhanced movement control order (EMCO).   Social Welfare Office Sibu said the food assistance was...

3,896 households in Ngemah get food aid

KANOWIT: A total of 3,896 households or about 300 longhouses under Ngemah state constituency have received food assistance since Jan 22 until now. According to Ngemah assemblyman Alexander Vincent, the assistance, which was given in stages, was a collaborative effort...

Community pantry initiative goes viral

KUCHING: While Hari Raya celebrations have been muted this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the movement control order (MCO), Malaysian kindness has made a difference to those struggling with basic necessities through the #AyamBersamaMu community pantry initiative...

Over RM13 mln spent on food assistance for frontliners

KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development has spent a total of RM13,072,625 on food assistance for Covid-19 frontliners in the state since the launch of the movement control order (MCO). Its minister Datuk Seri...

‘Inform us of people who need help’

KUCHING: Anyone with information on people who need assistance can inform the Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry. Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the state government recognised that despite all the Covid-19 related stimulus packages and...

Priority to B40 households

MIRI: The B40 households will be given priority under the Sarawakku Sayang food assistance programme, said Minister of Transport Datuk Lee Kim Shin. “I understand there is a lot of confusion and people think everyone is entitled to the assistance. "The...

Study situation before more food aid

KUCHING: Local elected representatives want the current situation to be studied first before deciding if further food aid is required during the extended movement control order (MCO) period. Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom, who is also Kemena...

Food aid will continue depending on needs

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) will continue with food assistance for those in need. “If there is a need to continue the food assistance, we will,” its chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas assured during the Covid-19 daily...

324,224 household heads received food assistance

KUCHING: The Food Supply Chain Sub-Committee reported that as of Thursday, 324,224 households/individuals (91 percent) of the total 349,449 registered with the 12 Divisional Disaster Management Committees (DDMCs) throughout Sarawak have received food assistance from the state government. Food Supply...
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