Nearly all household heads have received BWI flood relief aid


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 97.1% of heads of flood-affected households registered at temporary relief centres have received the Bantuan Wang Ihsan (BWI) compassionate aid from the government so far, says the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma).

It said three flood-hit states had completed the aid distribution process – Perak with 309 recipients, Terengganu (451) and Kuala Lumpur (1,175).

“Basic necessities aid has also been distributed to the heads of households whose homes were inundated during the northeast monsoon floods in 2021/ 2022.

“Kuala Lumpur recorded the highest distribution of aid at 94% while Melaka has distributed the aid to 57.4% of the affected household heads,” said Nadma.

According to the Implementation Coordination Unit, Kelantan had completed the maximum payment of the house repair aid of RM5,000 to 13 household heads.

It said the Minerals and Geoscience Department had also recorded two landslides in Sarawak, bringing the total number of landslides during the northeast monsoon nationwide to 282. – Bernama

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