24 Sep – Water level at Rajang River has risen to a dangerous level and placed Kapit, Song and Kanowit on high alert. Kapit District, known as the flood epicentre, and many schools located next to the river experienced floodwaters 20 metres higher than the normal level.
With the coordination of our local partner, LightHouse Kapit, CREST contributed RM5,000 to provide immediate essential items to several boarding schools. We also received request for water filtration system in several remote areas.
Reprot on Food Aid Donations from Kuok Foundation Berhad - Batch #4
On 18 Mar 2020, Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO) was implemented as a preventive measure by the federal government of Malaysia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From the period of 18 Mar to 4 May, the MCO prohibited mass assembly nationwide, including all religious, sports, social and cultural activities; all industries and businesses were closed except for essential services; All schools, nurseries and learning centers were closed, citizens were barred from leaving the country and restrictions placed for entry of non-Malaysian into the country.