Tag longhouse fire

Longhouse blaze leaves 19 homeless

SIBU: Five units of 7-door longhouse Rumah Norliza, Sungai Menyen here were destroyed in a fire this afternoon. Fire and Rescue Department chief Janggan Muling in a statement today said that upon receiving an alert call at 1.20 pm, two-team…

Longhouse fire victims receive RM70,900 aid

BETONG: The Ministry of Women, Child Development and Community Welfare (KPWKKK) through the Sarawak Social Welfare Department (JKM) has channelLed RM70,900 worth of aid to victims of the August Jampi Longhouse fire disaster in Ban Ulu. Deputy Minister of Community…

Longhouses destroyed by fire get financial help

MIRI: Three longhouses destroyed by fire received some timely financial assistance from the state government on Wednesday. Sarawak Administrative Officer for Bario Sub -District Office Edward Tarang represented Mulu Assemblyman Datuk Gerawat Gala who is also Deputy Minister in the…

Quick thinking saves longhouse from tragedy

KUCHING: Quick thinking by a longhouse resident helped prevent the  24-door dwelling from being razed to the ground in Saratok. In the Jan 10 fire, Rumah Panjang Dennis Nyalamba village development and security committee (JKKK) secretary Anthony Gasah Ipun summoned…

Longhouse fire victims get assistance

BY NAZRINZULAIQA HASBI KUCHING: The fire victims of a longhouse at Kampung Segubang, Batu Kawa here heaved a sigh of relief after receiving welfare assistance. The assistance, given by the state Social Welfare Department (JKM), is in the form of…

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