Bomba airlifts food aid to 746 Mulu flood victims

Firefighters are seen loading food aid into the helicopter this morning (Dec 21, 2020), before the aid was flown over to the flood-affected areas in Mulu district.

KUCHING, Dec 21: Miri Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) today delivered a total of 85 food aid packs to about 746 residents affected by floods in Mulu district.

According to Miri zone fire chief Supt Law Poh Kiong in a statement today, the aid was flown to five areas in the district using a Bomba helicopter (9M-BOF) which took off from Marudi at 10.29am.

“Due to the recent high tide and strong river currents, they were cut off from basic supplies,” he said.

He added, among the areas that are affected by flood are Kampung Batu Bungan, Kampung Melinau Mulu, Mulu Sub-District Office, SK Batu Bungan, and Mulu Health Clinic. — DayakDaily