MCMM sends aid mission to help flood victims in Pahang

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PUTRAJAYA DEC.25: Sympathise with the fate of the people in Kampung Janda Baik, Bentong, Karak and Temerloh in Pahang that have been hit by the floods recently, the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (MCMM) has mobilised its aid mission to these locations.

MCMM Minister, Tan Sri Annuar Musa said, he has instructed 100 workers and volunteers from the Ministry and Prihatin Volunteer (PriVo) from Rumah Prihatin to mobilise the “Kotak Kasih,” to carry out “gotong-royong” and cleaning the houses of the people affected by the floods.

He said 15 members of the Malaysian Family Community-a voluntary body under the supervision of the Malaysian Department of Information has also participated in the mission.

“About 1,000 units of “Kotak Kasih” from MCMM, with the cooperation of Rumah Prihatin and Department of Information, have distributed the basic needs and cleanliness items to help the people who have been placed at the flood relief centres (PPS) Arena Muhibbah and PPS Taman Bukit Dinding while the rest have been given out to the people around the areas affected by the floods,” he said in a statement here today.

Regarding the telecommunication coverage issue Annuar said, the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is actively carrying out the repairs of the services of the communication structures that have been impacted by the floods.

“As of 25th Dec. 2021, 10am, 560 communication structures have been affected by the floods in this state. However from the numbers, 414 communication structures have been recovered by the service providers under the supervision of the MCMC while the remaining will be operating shortly.

“Besides that 22 Malaysian Family Economic Digital Centres (PEDi) around this state have been impacted by the floods. However 13 PEDi have been recovered,” said Annuar. – Malaysia World News

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