PASIR SALAK (Bernama) – The Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) has so far mobilised more than 5,000 volunteers comprising ministry personnel including from its agencies and departments to assist victims in flood-stricken areas in Perak.
Its deputy minister Datuk M Saravanan said various aid had been channelled to alleviate the burden of flood victims, including helping to clean their houses.
The evacuation centre in Perak Tengah accommodated 1,060 victims from 287 families so far until this afternoon. Saravanan said the ministry also provided food and clothing to victims at evacuation centres and will also donate school uniforms to every student affected by the floods in the state .
In Johor Baharu, Superbikers Association of Malaysia (SAM) president Datuk Abdul Halim Suleiman said the association had mobilised 200 of its 18,000 members to deliver aid worth RM100,000 to flood victims particularly in Kelantan and Pahang.
Present was SAM Johor president Tom Liow Chin Swee.