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Response from Sarawak Energy
Author: Haniza A. Hamid, Sarawak Energy, Published on: 2 December 2013
…[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…
This is a response from the following companies: Sarawak Energy