SDMC delivers essential goods to Batu Kawah residents

Apart from food essentials, Dr Sim (right) also distributed 1,000 watermelons today (Apr 15, 2020).

KUCHING, Apr 15: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee through Batu Kawa Service Center has distributed essential goods to residents in Batu Kawah constituency today.

This is the sixth essential goods distribution since the beginning of movement control order (MCO) which started on Mar 18.

In today’s handouts, as many as 1,000 packages of essential goods have been distributed to those approved applicants. This made up a total of 5,150 packages being distributed to those needy since MCO in Batu Kawa constituency.

Apart from food essentials, Batu Kawa Service Centre also gave away 1,000 watermelons which were donated by I B Fresh Fruits Trading.

Batu Kawah assemblyman Prof Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian urged community leaders and Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) regional heads, who have come to collect essential goods to distribute, to be more vigilant by wearing face masks and exercise 1 meter social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic period.

Sim said this during his visit to the distribution sites today.

To avoid crowd cross-contamination risk during Covid-19 pandemic period, all essential goods distribution will only be conducted by community leaders and SUPP regional heads.

Dr Sim urged those who are in need of food to contact their area community leaders or SUPP leaders to get essential goods being distributed to them. —DayakDaily