Sabah & Sarawak, Sabah, Floods, Landslides, Aid, Prime Minister, Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Allocation, Disaster Relief, National Disaster Management Agency, Shahelmy Yahya, Hajiji Noor

Sabah & Sarawak, Sabah

PM visits landslide victims in Penampang during official Sabah trip to mark Malaysia Day

Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob took time off during his first official trip to Sabah to mark Malaysia Day on Thursday to visit landslide victims in Penampang. Read more at

16/9/2021 6:10:00 PM

Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob took time off during his first official trip to Sabah to mark Malaysia Day on Thursday to visit landslide victims in Penampang. Read more at

KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob took time off during his first official trip to Sabah to mark Malaysia Day on Thursday (Sept 16) to visit landslide victims in Penampang.

Ismail Sabri, who was accompanied by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor and state Community Development and People’s Wellbeing Minister Shahelmey Yahya, also handed over contributions in the form of daily essentials to the 19 landslide victims.During Wednesday’s (Sept 15) landslide caused by a heavy downpour, cars and debris hit and damaged the low-lying structures while 11 people were inside the houses.

TMJ tests positive for Covid-19 Pengarah agensi penguat kuasa pukul, kurung amah | Harian Metro Ikon keperibadian terpuji | Harian Metro

Fortunately, only minor injuries were reported.Another landslide at Forest Hill construction quarters claimed the lives of three persons, while areas around Penampang, Kota Kinabalu and Putatan were inundated.The disasters occurred barely 10 days after heavy showers resulted in landslides that damaged hospital buildings here, as well as roads and other property, for an estimated RM174mil in total losses.

A tropical depression over the South China Sea triggered nearly six hours of heavy rain across the city and its neighbouring districts on Wednesday.Shahelmey said his ministry is still collecting reports from affected districts’ disaster operations control centres to render the required assistance after the latest incidents. headtopics.com

“The Prime Minister expressed his wish to visit the Kampung Madsiang landslide area after our earlier briefing on the state’s development programme.“I hope all disaster victims will remain calm. The Sabah government will render assistance where we can,” Shahelmey said, adding that this included the families of the Forest Hill victims.

He advised those who lived at high-risk hilly areas to be extra careful.“According the Meteorological Department, the monsoon transition will bring a lot of rainfall in our state from now until November, so we need to be alert.“We have also asked district councils and district offices to monitor the situation," Shahelmey added.

As of 5pm on Thursday, 37 flood victims remained at three relief centres – two in Putatan and one in Penampang.Earlier, the Prime Minister also announced an allocation of more than RM18mil for disaster relief efforts in Sabah.Ismail Sabri said the allocation totalling RM18,241,250 will be channelled through the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma).

Read more: The Star »

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed cinematographer on film set

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed in an incident involving a prop gun on the set of 'Rust', an Alec Baldwin film that was shooting in New Mexico on Oct 21.

Sabah CM wishes all Malaysians a harmonious Malaysia DayKOTA KINABALU: Unity and togetherness remain key elements in a nation's success and prosperity, says Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor , while wishing the country a 'Happy Malaysia Day' on Thursday (Sept 16).

In Malaysia Day speech, PM vows RM9b allocation to ‘share prosperity’ with Sabah, Sarawak | Malay MailKOTA KINABALU, Sept 16 — Putrajaya has allocated some RM9 billion to Sabah and Sarawak while reiterating its commitment towards equal partnership with the two East Malaysian states. In his speech during the Malaysia Day celebration, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said that the... Share wit ? ? ? All this while? 😂😂😂 After years of thievery by umno and cronies, and the natural resources all but depleted!

Appreciate how and on what basis Malaysia Day was formed, says Sabah CMKOTA KINABALU: Malaysians are urged to appreciate and understand fully the significance behind the date of Sept 16, 1963, which saw the birth of a nation called Malaysia, says Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor .

Sabah CM grateful Malaysia Day has become more significant | New Straits TimesKOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor has expressed his appreciation over the greater significance given to the Malaysia Day celebration.

Sabah flash floods: Two dead from Forest Hill, Penampang landslideKOTA KINABALU: A landslide at Forest Hill construction quarters, Penampang following the heavy rains on Wednesday (Sept 15) has claimed the lives of a 25-year-old woman and a five-year-old girl.

On M'sia Day, Sabah groups appeal to PM to stop anti-propagation lawThey say the proposed law is against freedom of religion. Does it mean there are group of peoples attempt to propagate other religions to Muslim? Do they know Islam reject Pluralism? This unacceptable. There is no reason for government to entertain such crook request. What appeal to stop anti-propagation law? Just KICK those PASPusat MPs, out of the cabinet.