Orang asli in dire need of supplies

Just in time: Orang asli children finally getting some food after supplies were delivered by helicopter to an area near their inundated village in Gua Musang. — Bernama

PETALING JAYA: Living in the interior and just as badly affected by the devastating floods are thousands of orang asli whose villages are cut off.

The Centre for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC) said worse off are the approximately 5,000 orang asli living in low-lying areas or beside rivers which have burst their banks.

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