Darau Site Identified for Fire Victims
The State Government has identified a site in Darau, Manggatal, to resettle some 783 fire victims of Kg Cenderamata 2, Likas, who were made homeless when fire destroyed 152 houses in the squatter colony last Tuesday.
State Agriculture and Food Industry Minister cum Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) Vice President Junz Wong â€ˆsaid Darau, believed to be State land belonging to City Hall, has the potential to resettle the victims.
While such plan is still at the proposal stage, he said the resettlement move is only for the local fire victims.
Junz said this ss after receiving a donation totalling RM100,000 from Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (Shareda) Vice-President Johnny Wong Chen Yee as a charity fund donation in aid of the victims.
Also present were State Local Government and Housing Assistant Minister George Hiew and Shareda Deputy President Datuk Sr. Chua Soon Ping, its Vice-President Wesley Chai Meng Kong, its honorary advisor Tan Sri David Chu Sui Kiong, its honorary secretary-general Ronnie Ang Guo Wei and others.
He said he received the donation on behalf of the party that will be used for the welfare needs of the fire victims.
Johnny who is also Shareda's Nite Organising Chairman also invited Junz and George to Shareda's 40th Ruby Jubilee on Aug 25.