Friday, August 27, 2021

Natural Disasters

Welfare ready to assist victims of disasters

KUCHING: The state’s Social Welfare Department (JKMS) has been actively helping the community who have been affected by disasters.  JKMS officer Hangol Katot disclosed that assistance would be channelled to victims affected by fire, flood, storm, soil erosion and drought...

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Get help for ruined crops

KUCHING: The village safety and development committees (JKKKs) in the Mulu constituency have urged to help villagers  report crops that were lost during the recent floods. Mulu assemblyman Datuk Gerawat Gala said JKKKs should inform the nearest  district office so...

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...

Cert keeps villagers safe

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The Community Emergency Response Team (Cert) plays a key role in ensuring the safetyof villagers during emergencies or natural disasters. In pointing this out, Muara Tuang assemblyman Datuk Idris Buang said the team also served as the first...

Flood victims receive assistance from rep

KUCHING: Fourty-nine families from Kampung Bako Hulu, Tengah and Hilir here who were affected by flood recently received assistance from Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni. “High tides and floods that occur every year is a natural phenomenon, especially...

Storm, fire victims receive aid

KUCHING: Victims of recent natural disasters in the Satok constituency have received help from Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Satok branch. Last Sunday, 10 affected households received cheques from PBB Satok deputy chairman Datuk Ibrahim Baki during a ceremony. He hoped...

Japan unveils $120b stimulus package

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (pic) unveiled $120 billion in stimulus measures yesterday, to help the world’s third largest economy overcome the aftermath of the nation’s recent natural disasters.  The package is also aimed at helping the nation alleviate the...
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Fruits given to frontliners as appreciation

MUKAH: Frontliners at Dewan Suarah Mesra Mukah immunisation centre (PPV) here received fruits as a token of appreciation for...
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