38 Families Whose Houses Destroyed in Storm Receive Cash, Food Assistance

TAWAU: A total of 38 families who were victims of a storm in Kampung Titingan, near, here on Monday that damaged their water homes, each received RM200 cash assistance to repair the zinc roof of their houses and a food basket today.

Sabah Assistant Finance Minister Datuk Nizam Abu Bakar Titingan said three families comprising storm victims whose houses are at Batu 4 Jalan Apas, near here, also received aid.

“It is hoped that this assistance will ease their burden. Thankfully, there were no casualities in the storm,” he said after presenting the aid at Kampung Titingan, here, today.

Meanwhile, Malanuku Madias, 77, a victim of the storm, said in the early morning incident, his house suddenly shook due to strong winds and then part of the roof was blown away.

“At that time, my family and I were asleep but we were shocked by the incident. Alhamdulillah, my wife and one of my grandchildren are safe,” he said from Kampung Titingan.