The Sunflower Center was established in March of 1982, located at the headquarters of the Red Crescent with the objective to aid affected families & to educate the public to appreciate and understand children and young adults who are mentally and/or physically handicapped and with special needs. The Sunflower Center is a charitable non-governmental organisation (NGO) under the umbrella of Red Crescent, Miri Chapter.
Hamidah Orphanage Complex (Kompleks Kebajikan Hamidah) is an orphanage center primarily for Muslim children located at Taman Desa Indah 3, Permyjaya, Miri, Sarawak. As 2009, there are 92 children in the orphanage with the 16 staff providing assistance and guidance.
The catching of bubuk is an annual cycle in Miri. During this phenomenon these shrimps arrive in the millions in the shallow waters of the sea off the beaches of Miri, and the fisherfolks using their fishing tool, known as the 'paka', scoop them up from the waters by wading into the sea.