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Boost for search and rescue unit

KOTA KINABALU: Five lorries and an amphibious boat worth RM4mil has been added to the Sabah Civil Defence Corps, as part of efforts to boost its capability in carrying out search and rescue during natural disasters.


Mosar gets rescue paraphernalia

KOTA KINABALU: Members of Sabah’s own Mountain Search and Rescue (Mosar) are now better equipped to handle any situation on Mount Kinabalu. They have been provided breathing apparatus to be used in their operations at the nation’s tallest peak.

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Rescue teams continue search for missing men

MIRI: Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department is carrying out search and rescue operations in two separate locations in the central region of the state to find two men believed to have drowned in separate incidents.


Dept gets amateurs to help out in rescue operations

MIRI: The state Fire and Rescue Department is roping in amateur radio operators in an effort to enhance communication linkages using radio systems to deal with fire outbreaks and search and rescue operations in remote jungles and mountainous terrains.


Farmer found a day after going missing

SIBU: An elderly farmer who was reported missing after he went to the jungle to collect wild ferns in Saratok was finally found by a search and rescue team led by the Fire and Rescue Department.

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Firemen recover two bodies from Permai Jaya river

SIBU: The bodies of the two boys who were feared drowned during a fishing outing in a stream in Permai Jaya Housing Estate on Thursday have been found by the Fire and Rescue Department search and rescue team.

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Simulation exercise to improve effectiveness of rescue SOP

KOTA KINABALU: A search and rescue (SAR) simulation exercise was held at Mount Kinabalu on Tuesday to commemorate the third anniversary of the fatal earthquake that took 18 lives on June 5, 2015.


Tour operators form emergency team to assist rescue missions

KOTA KINABALU: An emergency response team (ERT) comprising tour operators has been set up in western Kota Belud district.


Hunt for killer crocs begins

KUCHING: The Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) has embarked on a week-long operation to catch crocodiles in Santubong River following several suspected attacks in the last few months.


Trekkers advised to avoid solo and unguided trip into Mulu forests

MIRI: Solo or unguided treks into the deep forests and mountains of Mulu National Park is simply too risky, said Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau.