Six families affected by floods, house fires and strong winds received financial assistance from the Government of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam through funds allocated under the Community Development Department (JAPEM) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) yesterday.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Nazmi bin Haji Mohamad handed over financial assistance to two families affected by floods, three by house fires and one by strong winds – at the ministry’s Citra Budaya Hall. A house belonging to Haji Alihan bin Haji Lamit in Kampong Baong Putat and another owned by Hajah Rosanani binti Haji Masri at Kampong Mengkubau were affected by floods reaching over one foot high on October 8.
A house belonging to Napisah binti Katam in Kampong Parit Baru was gutted by fire on October 11 while a house owned by Timbang @ Siti Nurul ‘Asyiqin binti Haji Timbul in Kampong Maraburong Kupang was entirely destroyed on October 31. Iradat bin Haji Gapor’s house in Kampong Sengkarai was damaged by a fire on November 2.
The roof of a house belonging to Ismail bin Hussain in Kampong Telisai was blown away by strong winds on October 31.