Forest Community

Forest Community

 

According to the social impact assessment report, there are no villages residing inside Segaliud Lokan Forest Reserve. However, there are five settlements within 20 KM radius of SLFR.

 

 

No. Kampong Location Distance from Project Area
1. Kg. Balat South 11 km
2. Kg. Long Manis Northeast 7 km
3. Kg. Sangau Southeast 13 km
4. Kg. Kuala Lokan Southeast 12 km
5. Kg. Buang Sayang Southeast >20 km

 

The nearest village to the SLFR is Kg. Balat. The village is located at the southwest of SLFR and upstream of Sungai Kinabatangan. However, the village is located about 11 km from the nearest proposed logging area. Therefore, this village is anticipated to be insignificant to SLFR. Kg. Balat is immediately adjacent to Deramakot Forest Reserve (DFR) boundary.

 

DFR organized yearly meeting with the communities which attended by SLFR representative. SLFR shows commitments by offering any job opportunity and provide any needs for community improvement.