MSIG Insurance and several firms and agencies have cooperated to bring food supplies and other daily necessities to flood victims in Kelantan, Malaysia.
The relief drive, spearheaded by Food Aid Foundation, in cooperation with Tesco Hypermarket, Malaysia Building Society Berhad (MBSB) and MSIG Insurance, will bring MYR15,000 worth of assistance to severely flooded areas in Kelantan, namely; Dabong, Gua Ikan, Kemubu, Pulau Seratus and Kampung Laut.
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“There are 60 families altogether and we are focusing more on the village residents. We are giving them supplies for a month because it’s really very far, so might as well give them things for long term usage,” Food Aid Foundation's director of operations Hayati Ismail told Malay Mail Online
Heavy monsoon rains in eastern coastal states of Terangganu, Kelantan, and Sabah over the past few weeks caused thousands of residents to evacuate to temporary shelters. The floods have subsided and many residents have returned home, but many are still in need of food and other basic supplies.
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