187 flood victims given assistance

Yadim and other NGOs present assistance to flood victims.

KUCHING: A total of 187 flood victims in the city received assistance from Islamic non-government organisations (NGOs).

In a statement today Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) said a total of 187 hygiene kits and 48 packs of dried food were distributed to the victims.

“In this disaster relief mission on Wednesday (Jan 13), the participants visited the flood victims who have been relocated to the Taman Malihah multipurpose hall here,” it said.

It added, the mission was also in collaboration with Earthul Mustofa (EMO), Yayasan Ikhlas Sarawak, Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia Sarawak, Persatuan Kebajikan Pelajar Islam Sarawak (Perkepis) and Pertubuhan Prihatin Tunas Insan Sarawak (Puitis),

The assistance was presented by Yadim Sarawak director Awang Dulhadi Awang Mat to the Taman Malihah community leader. Also present was Batu Kitang assemblyman Lo Khere Chiang.

Meanwhile, later in the day, Yadim along with other NGOs visited the Desa Wira, Batu Kawa relocation centre to present the assistance to Desa Wira community leader Nichol Nyambang on behalf of households affected.