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Family offers RM50,000 reward for information leading to Nora Anne’s return

The family says the money was donated by an anonymous Belfast-based business.

Largest SAR team yet deployed in search for Irish teen

Members of the media have also joined the operation.

Voice recording strategy to be used as search for Irish girl...

SAR team hopes this will 'jolt' the teenager to come out of the jungle.

Search and rescue continues for Irish teen

The SAR teams are now receiving assistance from locals including the Orang Asli community.

Sabah to have nation’s first water village fire-fighting unit

The unit, to be based in Semporna, will focus on fire fighting and rescue operations in the many water settlements in Sabah.

Landslide: Rescue operation on hold this morning after downpour

Rescue units expect to continue the search for several people believed to have been buried by the landslide at Paya Terubong, Penang, later today.

10 feared still entombed in Penang landslide after 7 hours

Another group of workers escaped landslide as they were at a makeshift canteen nearby.

Aid groups frustrated as foreign staff told to leave Palu

Foreign teams on the ground were told new rules barred them from searching for the dead in hard-hit parts of Palu, where thousands are missing since the September 28 twin disaster.

It’s dangerous but that’s the job, say firefighters

The Puchong tragedy reminds us how much we owe our firefighters.

Divers in mining pond tragedy got stuck in ‘whirlpool’, say cops

Police say the divers followed SOP in donning complete diving gear, but a strong current caused them to spin in the water, displacing the equipment.

Drowning tragedy a first for the department, says DG

Mohammad Hamdan Wahid says the department has never lost so many personnel at the same time before.

Maritime director: Possible survivors in capsized vessel

First Admiral Abu Bakar Idris does not rule out boring into the vessel if search and rescue divers fail to locate missing divers.

Vessel sinks off Singapore, 2 missing

Singapore's air force is coordinating search and rescue operations with Malaysian and Indonesian authorities.

Tawau boy missing from home found dead in river

Cops say no sign of physical injury detected on the boy, and that they are investigating the case as sudden death for now.

Boy mysteriously disappears from home in Tawau

Search is on for nine-year-old boy missing after being left at home alone with a disabled sibling.

Search widened for 7 anglers missing near Labuan

Four maritime enforcement and navy ships are now looking for the anglers after five others were rescued.

Firemen survive on forest produce during 3-day rescue effort in rural...

Rescuers and a man injured while fishing in a remote area spent two nights in the forest because of bad weather and difficult terrain.

Smart team to the rescue at Tanjung Bungah landslide

A team of 21 members plus heavy duty equipment deployed to assist in efforts to rescue landslide victims at construction site in Penang.

Malaysia to conduct own SAR after US Navy vessel collision

MMEA says the agency is sending in its assets as the collision took place in Malaysian waters.

1 dead, 10 injured after uncompleted highway collapses in Singapore

Incident occurred at 3.35am at the Pan-Island Expressway exit to the Tampines Expressway.

18 days on, father who went to swamp still missing

Yanting Baran’s relatives resort to help from bomohs and conduct special prayers to find him after he went missing in a mangrove swamp.

Sabah CM: All resources being mobilised for SAR mission

Chief Minister Musa Aman gives his assurance that all assets and resources are being fully utilised to find the six victims still missing after a catamaran capsized.

Capsized catamaran: Chinese envoy satisfied with rescue efforts

China will cooperate with Sabah and Malaysian governments in the search and rescue efforts.

M’sian climbers found safe on Mount Leuser

Efforts are now being made to bring the 13 climbers to Puncak Angkasan to descend the mountain.