CLINIC RECONSTRUCTION

Project CLINIC RECONSTRUCTION
Objectives

BACKGROUND

Sarawak suffered from major floods which happened between 16th January- 30th January 2015, and two of the most aected areas in Miri were in Long Panai, Marudi and Long Bemang, Ulu Baram. Among the amenities that were severely damaged was a health clinic, where the high food level caused damages to the structure and equipment in the clinic, thus disrupting the health services to 3,214 beneciaries from the surrounding areas. The clinic is located by the river side, the clinic’s jetty which served as the transit point for patients to get to and from the clinic suffered major damages as well.

Project Partners
Activities

MERCY MALAYSIA’S EFFORTS/ ACTIVITIES MERCY

Malaysia in coordination with Air Asia Foundation, under its disaster rehabilitation and reconstruction phase responded to this emergency by reconstructing the clinics’ facilities, thus assisting the aected communities to return to their normal daily lives.

Upon the ood level receding, MERCY Malaysia conducted a site visit and assessment at the clinic to determine the extent of damages as well as the necessary steps to x and improve the facility. The team then proceeded to procure and install a new 16HP generator set in the clinic, upgrade and reconstruct facilities around the clinic’s parameters which included reconstruction of the jetty with new hand railings, construction of a new wooden shed (wakaf) at the waiting area complete with benches, slab and roof, pedestrian walk way and fence. After several challenges and unforeseen delays, the project was fully completed in December 2016, benetting 3,214 beneciaries who receive medical services at the Health Clinic.

Locations Long Panai, Marudi and Long Bemang, Ulu Baram
Period July – December 2016
Accomplishments

• Installation of new generator set 16HP • Re-construction of concrete jetty with hand railings • Construction of new wooden shed (wakaf) at waiting area complete with benches, slab and roof.

BACKGROUND

Sarawak suered from major oods which happened between 16th January- 30th January 2015, and two of the most aected areas in Miri were in Long Panai, Marudi and Long Bemang, Ulu Baram. Among the amenities that were severely damaged was a health clinic, where the high ood level caused damages to the structure and equipment in the clinic, thus disrupting the health services to 3,214 beneciaries from the surrounding areas. The clinic is located by the river side, the clinic’s jetty which served as the transit point for patients to get to and from the clinic suered major damages as well.