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Landslide occurs near longhouse

BETONG: It was a close call for residents of Rh Uyok Belili in Lempaong Spak, Layar when a landslide occurred near their longhouse last Monday (Mar 8). Two doors of the 12-door longhouse were affected by the landslide which occurred...

Landslide leaves house in mess

SIBURAN: Noises of soil movements and tree branches hitting and encroaching into their bedroom rudely awakened a family of eight this morning. They found that their house was breached by mud caused by a massive landslide. The incident happened around 7.40am...

Landslide renders village road impassable

SERIAN: Jalan Retoh-Mawang Taup here became impassable to vehicles after a section of it got hit by a massive landslide this afternoon (Feb 7). Serian fire chief James Gani said 650 villagers from 135 families, a primary school and a...

Landslide cuts off road

KAPIT: Firemen here closed off Jalan Melekun-Mujong after a massive landslide occurred early this morning. The incident was reported to Kapit fire station around 5.20am and a team was despatched to the scene. Kapit fire chief Erwandy Tugor said the incident...

Public Works Department instructed to fix road

MIRI: Minister for Transport Sarawak Datuk Lee Kim Shin has instructed the Public Works Department (JKR) Miri to carry out remedial action to prevent any further erosion along the road entrance to Rumah Lambor, Miri-Marudi road. Lee said this on...

New Miri-Marudi road proposed

KUCHING: A new road linking Miri to Marudi has been proposed to replace the existing road. Assistant Minister for Local Government Datuk Dr Penguang Manggil said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has agreed in principle to the...

Soldiers give landslide victim a helping hand

KUCHING: Members of Regimen 511 Askar Wataniah (territorial army) helped clean up the mess left behind by a landslide that damaged a house at Kampung Garung, Puncak Borneo here. 511 deputy commander Lt-Kol Mohd Nadzri Ismail said the regiment was...

Repair roads cut off by landslides, Mambong rep urges JKR

KUCHING: Datuk Dr Jerip Susil has called on relevant agencies and the Public Works Department (JKR) to repair roads cut off by landslides in his constituency. The Mambong assemblyman said 37 houses and three road shoulders were affected by the...

Sleepless nights for granny due to landslide

KUCHING: Nona Budis has been experiencing sleepless nights ever since the walls of her home at Kampung Garung here collapsed due to a landslide. The walls were twice hit by landslides, namely the first happened in August last year and...

Electricity supply back to normal

KUCHING: Power supply was restored at 6.37am this morning to customers affected by two landslide incidents along the Bau-Lundu main road. Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) in a statement said the restoration of power followed the completion of overnight repair works. Earlier,...
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Miri clusters originate from social events, institution settings

MIRI: Minister in charge of Miri Division Disaster Management Committee (MDDMC) Datuk Lee Kim Shin on Sunday (May 16)...
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