Islanders risking their lives for water supplies

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  • Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016

Pulau Tambisan islander loading his boat with water to Pulau Tambisan villager. (April 19)

KOTA KINABALU: Getting water for their families has become a daily risk for villagers in remote Tambisan island in the east coast Lahad Datu district.

Earlier this month, a villager cheated death when his boat capsized after being hit by strong waves while he was rowing across a narrow channel to transport water to the island.

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