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Jumaat, 1 Julai 2011

Red Crescent lends helping hand to Belait's needy

By Hajah Saemah Zulkefli

PBSM members and JAPEM personnel with the recipients.

Two senior citizens and a family currently receiving monthly welfare aid from the Community Development Department (JAPEM) in Kuala Belait, yesterday received contributions from the Red Crescent Society Association (PBSM) of the Belait District.

The contribution, in the form of food items, from PBSM is the second of such efforts to assist Belait folks faced with financial difficulties.

Belait District Red Crescent Society Association Chairperson Chai Yum Fatt handed over the contribution to senior citizens Hajah Japun binti Haji Salim from Kg Sg Taring Lumut and Cucu Taha from Seria, as well as Ramlee Taha from Seria during a ceremony held at the Community Development Department.

The move is part of long-term activities by PBSM (Belait District) in cooperation with JAPEM (Belait District), as one of the roles together with NGOs and relevant associations, in helping the less fortunate in the district.

Also present during the handover presentation were JAPEM (Kuala Belait) Head Noridah binti Haji Ishak, JAPEM officers, Red Crescent Society Association members and family members of the recipients.

-Borneo Bulletin Online - Wednesday, 29 June 2011.

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