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Company Response

2 Dec 2013

Haniza A. Hamid, Sarawak Energy

Response from Sarawak Energy

…[T]here is no ‘blockade’ at the Murum HEP [Hydroelectric Project]...[A]ll 353 families affected...have been relocated to the new resettlement villages…The RAP [Resettlement Action Plan] provides the affected community a level of compensation in terms of land, infrastructure and cash support that is significantly greater than any similar scheme…Sarawak Energy has also consulted with the indigenous population from Murum…In 2011, SEB became one of the first hydropower developers in the world to voluntarily adopt, and incorporate within its project development model, the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol…

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Malaysian Embassies receive calls for good faith negotiations with Penan people displaced by Murum Dam

NGOs send letters to Malaysian Embassies worldwide calling for good faith negotiations by local authorities and Sarawak Energy with Penan people displaced by Murum Dam.

Book documents indigenous peoples' experience with access to remedy for corporate abuses