Floods: Compassionate aid fully disbursed in six states, says NADMA

(Photo by Shahrill Basri/The Edge filepix)

(Photo by Shahrill Basri/The Edge filepix)

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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 14): Six states, namely Perak, Terengganu, the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Kelantan, have fully disbursed the compassionate aid (BWI) to household heads (KIR), whose homoes were affected by floods, as of Friday (Jan 14) morning.

The National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), in a statement on Friday, said other states, including Pahang and Selangor, had achieved BWI distribution rates to affected KIRs, of 96.4% and 97% respectively.

As of noon on Friday, two states were reported to be still affected by floods, involving three districts in Johor and one in Sarawak.

According to the agency, a total of 339 evacuees from 91 KIRs were recorded to be still housed in eight relief centres.