Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Homeless

12 homeless persons receive second dose

KUCHING: Twelve homeless persons have received their second dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday (Sept 12) night. Social Development Council (MPS) executive secretary Dr Zufar Yadi Brendan Abdullah praised them for keeping their vaccination appointments. “It is indeed challenging to find...

Homeless in Sarawak given vaccination

SIBU: A total of 101 out of 121 homeless people registered for the Homeless Community Vaccination Programme in Sarawak have received at least the first dose of the vaccine, with 42 of them having completed the vaccination, said State...

Evening fire renders 22 families homeless

KUCHING: Twenty-two families were made homeless after an evening fire gutted their longhouse at Kampung Sekubang, Batu Kawa Lama on Monday (Aug 9). No human casualty or injury were reported at the time of writing as all of the residents...

All Miri’s 24 homeless vaccinated

MIRI: As of Sunday (Aug 8), a total of 24 homeless persons in this division have been vaccinated. Currently, all of them are being placed at a multipurpose hall of Kampung Pujut Tanjong Batu here and another temporary shelter at...

Numerous obstacles to jab homeless

KUCHING: There are numerous obstacles that need to be countered in the efforts to vaccinate the homeless in the state. This was disclosed by Welfare, Community Well-being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah who said the...

Covid-19 vaccination for homeless to start on Aug 8

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Covid-19 vaccination for the homeless will be conducted in nine divisions in Sarawak from Aug 8, says Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. "This is a collaboration between the ministry and other agencies such as the Resident's Office, Divisional Health...

28 Desa Bina Diri homeless receive first dose of vaccine

KOTA SAMARAHAN: All 28 occupants of Desa Bina Diri Kuching Institution in Jalan Datuk Mohd Musa here have completed their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Sarawak Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah...

Family of three left homeless

PAKAN: A family of three were made homeless after their two-storey home in Jalan Setubu, Sungai Kusing, was destroyed on Monday (July 19). Bintangor fire chief Nicholas Belulin said his men was despatched to the scene after receiving a distress...

‘Tiny homes’ spring up for Los Angeles’ homeless

LOS ANGELES: In a parking lot in Los Angeles, a village of miniature prefab houses has sprung up, one of several sites in America's second-largest city where so-called "tiny homes" are being put up to help the homeless get...

Five senior citizens made homeless in afternoon fire

SIMANGGANG: Five senior citizens aged between 66 and 87 years were made homeless when fire razed three double-storey houses in Punggu Tapang, Jalan Sri Aman-Serian on Sunday (July 11). The fire victims comprise an 87-year-old woman who was living in...
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Federal govt’s seven-point plan forward-thinking

KUCHING: The seven-point plan offered by the federal government is dynamic and forward-thinking for the current political landscape, says...
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