22 areas added to list of EMCO affected localities

Enforcement personnel on duty at a roadblock in this file photo.

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KUCHING, Aug 27: A total of 22 localities in Simunjan, Bintulu, Pusa, Sri Aman, Miri, Subis Betong, Lundu and Saratok have been placed under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO).

According to the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today, the EMCO implementation in six villages in Simunjan involving Kampung Belimbing Besi, Kampung Lunying in Sebuyau, Kampung Kepayang Lama, Kampung Kepayang Berangan, Kampung Kepayang String and Kampung Kepayang Setia Jaya, will start on Aug 28, until Sept 10.

For Betong localities, involving Rumah Manggat in Sg Pelandok, Belianmas Synergy’s (TRC Betong) workers quarters, and Rumah Jembat in Ulu Dit in Debak, the two-weeks EMCO also start tomorrow (Aug 28) and will run until Sept 10.

In Lundu, involving Kampung Pasir Tengah, Kampung Sebako 1 and 2, and Kampung Sebiris, the EMCO will begin on Aug 28, until Sept 10, while in one localities in Saratok, the 14-day EMCO for Rh Jelai Engkala Krian will start on Aug 28 until Sept 11.

In Bintulu, the EMCO for two localities, namely Lee Global’s workers quarters, a rented room above MDS Freshmart located in Jalan Sibiew and Taman Jason, already started since Aug 26, and will run until Sept 8.

For five localities, namely Kampung Serabang in Pusa, Rh James Drew in Kampung Nyelam of Sri Aman, Rh Lani in Empelanjau Asal Pantu of Sri Aman, Woodman Kuala Baram Estate Sdn Bhd in Miri and Rumah Jesus Robin Anak Timboo in Sg Gelasah Suai of Subis, the EMCO implementation started yesterday (Aug 27) and is scheduled to end on Sept 10.

On the same note, SDMC disclosed the extension of the EMCO in Rh Tukang in Ensawang of Lubok Antu, which has already begun since Aug 26 and is scheduled to last until Sept 10.

The committee also announced the end of EMCO implemented in one locality in Samarahan today, involving Kampung Sg Batu in Kota Samarahan. — DayakDaily