Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Says Supply of Food and Essential Items Adequate for Flood Victims | Malaysia


Flood victims receive drinking water from volunteers and rescuers in Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam on December 21, 2021. – Image by Devan Manuel

KAJANG, Dec. 28 – The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) has assured that there is an adequate supply of food and essential items to ensure the welfare of flood victims in the face of a possible second wave of floods. floods.

His Deputy Minister Datuk Rosol Wahid said the government had made initial preparations with the help of various parties.

“We can say that the preparedness level of the ministry is 100%. We still have stock available and there are parties who also want to contribute.

“So at any time these essential items and food can be distributed to needy flood evacuees,” he told reporters after handing over the flood aid donated by Etika Sdn Bhd to the secretariat of the Yayasan Foodbank Malaysia here today.

According to Rosol, Yayasan FoodBank Malaysia’s assistance would be extended to east coast states as early preparation after a weather warning that heavy rains could be expected in the region this week.

Since December 19, a total of 5,000 heads of households have received assistance in the form of food and basic necessities from Yayasan FoodBank Malaysia, especially in the Klang Valley. — Bernama


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