BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: More than one hundred flood victims in several villages in the Brunei Muara District on December last year received financial assistance from the Government. The presentation of financial assistance to the flood victims was held yesterday morning at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, brudirect.com reported.
The assistance was presented by Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. At the ceremony, 121 flood victims from Kampung Lumapas A, Kampung Lumapas B, Kampung Tanah Jambu and Kampung Subok have received the contribution. The financial assistance given by the government aims to alleviate their burden. Continuous heavy showers on December 20 last year has caused flash floods in low-lying areas in the country.