WEDNESDAY, 17 JUNE
– More than 1,000 boxes of mineral water were donated by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) to meet the needs of Ranau Hospital and the surrounding communities affected by the floods.
According to Acting Registrar of UMS, No’man Datuk Hj Ahmad, the contribution was from concerned UMS staff and students including the public who came forward to provide assistance since the collection centre was opened this morning.
“As of 4.00 pm today, about 800 boxes of mineral water have been received and this figure is expected to rise steadily as contributions from staff, students and the surrounding community keep pouring in,” he said in a statement to Media.
He added that the collections which is held at Level 1, Chancellery Building will also contribute other basic necessities.
“We hope that this would help in meeting the needs of Ranau Hospital and the mud flood victims who are now currently placed at a temporary shelter,” he concluded.
The contribution will be distributed tomorrow morning. – SS (fl)
Media and Citra Division