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October 04, 2017 21:09 PM

Kedah MRC Members Ready For Second Wave Of Floods

ALOR SETAR, Oct 4 (Bernama) --Around 500 members of the Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC) in Kedahhave been trained to face the eventuality of a second wave of floods.

However, KedahMRC deputy chairmanDatuk Nasir Mustafasaid from the total, only150 members were able to provide immediate help to the victims,includingfirst aid treatment.

"As preparation for the eventuality of floods, we have also provided 2,000 first aid kits," he told reporters after attending a contribution presentation ceremony for flood victims from the KotaSetardistrict at Sekolah Kebangsaan Gunongnear here.

In the ceremony, the contributions in the form of food and hygiene kits were presentedby KotaSetardistrict officerDatukMuhammad Helwi Harun, while Yayasan Sultanah BahiyahdonatedRM5,000 to the Disaster Fund under the KotaSetar district and land office.



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