Sarawak Energy delivers flood relief to Long Busang folk

Augustine (front row, fourth right) and Long Busang village headman Yusof Zawawi (front row, fifth right) pose with the villagers after the presentation of assistance.

KUCHING, June 21: Sarawak Energy has sent relief aid to Long Busang in Belaga, which was flooded due to a downpour recently.

In a press release, the power utility said rice and other staples were distributed to the 350 affected villagers via longboats travelling eight hours up the Balui River from Bakun jetty.

Led by Sarawak Energy manager (Community Relations) Augustine Supen Taja, the team also visited SK Long Busang to donate school supplies.

Augustine (back row, second right), Long Busang village headman Yusof Zawawi (back row, third right) with villagers and students of SK Long Busang after the presentation of assistance.

In addition, Sarawak Energy also gave some contributions to Long Busang’s development and security committee (JKKK) to assist in restoration works in the aftermath of the flood.

Sarawak Energy general manager (CSR) Jiwari Abdullah commented, “We hope the assistance we provided is able to give some respite given the impact of the flood on the community. We share the concerns of many for the safety of the villagers at Long Busang, and we are glad everyone came out safe.” — DayakDaily