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Nation 12 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Another child dies of HFM

A 14-month-old toddler in Bintulu became the latest victim of the Hand, Food and Mouth (HFM) disease in Sarawak, bringing the number of fatalities to six since the outbreak.

Nation 12 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak to get 20 rescue boats

SARAWAK is expected to receive 20 rescue boats next month from the Federal Govern-ment for use during floods and other disasters.

Community 14 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

State prepares for the worst case scenario

b>KUALA TERENGGANU: /b>The state government has identified 197 areas statewide as flood prone as torrential rains is expected for the most of this month.

Nation 22 Oct 2013 | 3:29 PM

Floods: Trengganu begins preparation

MARANG: Terengganu has set up 118 forward bases throughout the state to store food supplies and basic necessities at strategic places so that victims in disaster areas can receive assistance speedily.

Community 01 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

11,000 stranded in Marudi

KUCHING: Floods continue to affect parts of Sarawak although the heavy rain since last weekend has eased slightly.

Community 08 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

Welfare Dept prepares food rations, on standby for possible flooding

KUCHING: The Welfare Department has made preparations to assist victims in the event of further flooding until the middle of next month.

AseanPlus News 19 Mar 2015 | 10:56 AM

Australia’s north battens down for cyclone

SYDNEY (AFP) - Northeastern Australia was battening down Thursday in preparation for a strong cyclone forecast to hit coastal areas north of the city of Cairns, one of the gateways for the Great Barrier Reef.

Nation 29 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Cops investigating those who collected money using personal bank accounts

KOTA BARU: Police will investigate individuals who collected funds from the public using personal bank accounts in the name of flood victims or other causes.

Community 12 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

JPAM to help manage KL disasters

The Kuala Lumpur Civil Defence Department (WPKL JPAM) has taken over the disaster management task from the Kuala Lumpur National Security Council (WPKL MKN).

Community 14 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Simulation exercise to improve flood preparations

KUCHING: The state Welfare Department and other related agencies will carry out a simulation exercise to improve their services if there are floods.