CIMB allocates RM500,000 for flood victims


TUMPAT: CIMB Bank has launched a relief programme for 700 families among 3,000 people affected by floods in Tumpat district and Pulau Teluk Ranjuna last month.

CIMB executive director Tengku Ahmad Burhanuddin said the bank had allocated RM500,000 to help the victims as part of its corporate social responsibility.

The bank will repair 11 homes damaged by the floods in Pulau Teluk Ranjuna besides assisting in the repair of schools and a jetty.

On Sunday, on behalf of the bank, Raja Perempuan of Kelantan Tenku Anis Tengku Abdul Hamid presented RM200 each to a first batch of 341 victims.

Tengku Ahmad said the aid was part of continued efforts by the bank to help the unfortunate, beginning with flood victims in Johor.

Tumpat was selected this year based on reports by CIMB staff members here who surveyed the extent of the damage.

The event was held at Dewan Bunga Raya in Pantai Seri Tujuh.

The bank also presented food packages to the victims.

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