KOTA KINABALU: Displaced flood victims in Sabah will be getting RM200 worth of food baskets per family, and RM500 in aid soon, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor.
He said these funds are to be distributed via the state Welfare Department and the Natural Disaster Management Agency.
“This is to help lessen the burden of flood victims during this trying time, ” he said after visiting several temporary shelters here on Sunday (Jan 17).
As of 8pm, over 400 victims have been evacuated and placed in the eight shelters in six districts - Beaufort, Paitan, Kota Kinabalu, Putatan, Penampang and Kota Belud.
This involves 106 families from a total of 192 villages state-wide.
Other districts affected by floods are Tuaran, Papar and Kinabatangan.
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