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Almost a thousand attend Ranau Earthquake Talk


THURSDAY, 9 JULY – Almost a thousand residents around Kundasang flooded the Kundasang town to hear the talk on Earthquake organised by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), yesterday.

Held at the Cultural Centre Kundasang, the talk delivered by experts from UMS included Geology Lecturer, Professor Dr. Felix Tongkul who presented a talk on ‘The Science of Earthquake’.

Other lecturers involved in presenting talks were lecturers from the Natural Disaster Research Centre and geologists from UMS.

Presenting talks in their own field, they were Professor Dr. Baba Musta (Landslide), Professor Dr. Kawi Bidin (Water Irrigation), Dr. Moh Pak Yan (River Water Quality) and Professor Ir. Dr. Abdul Karim Mirasa (Infrastructure Damage).

A talk on Psychology Effect was presented by Dr. Ferlis Bulare @ Bahari and a video presentation on Post-Earthquake by Hj Mustapa Abd Talib.

The talk aimed at providing knowledge and public awareness was also held at the Ranau Community Hall this morning. – SS (fl)