Budget Revision: RM8.9bil for flood recovery efforts


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015

Students and teachers cleaning up their school in Kuala Krai.

PETALING JAYA: The Government has allocated over RM8.9bil for the east coast’s flood recovery efforts as part of the 2015 Budget revision, according to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. 

"The Government has channelled RM500mil as an initial allocation for repair and restoration works, welfare programmes for flood victims as well as an increase to the National Security Council's funds. The total allocation will come up to RM787mil," said Najib in his Budget 2015 revision speech on Tuesday.  

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