Selangor Channels RM50,000 to Help Victims of Cameron Highlands Disaster


SHAH ALAM, 24 Oct: The Selangor State Government today announced that immediate assistance of RM50,000 will be channeled to victims of the disaster and destruction in Bertam Valley, Cameron Highlands.

Exco for Selangor State Government Welfare, Rodziah Ismail said that the assistance is aimed at reducing the burden of victims because of the property damage suffered in the flash floods early yesterday morning.

“The Government and the people of Selangor would like to express empathy towards all victims, whether dead or alive, and their families.

May God give them the courage and patience for them to get through and bounce back from the disaster that hit,” she said in a press statement today.

Rodziah said she hopes that the responsible parties will take heed to comply with safety measures and give priority to save human lives.

“The death of three people as a result of the flash floods that hit Bertam Valley is very sad. Procedures and safety measures, and saving lives should be given priority to overcoming other matters.

“The residents around the area are shocked and trapped because they did not have enough time to save themselves, and this should be a lesson so that the same thing does not happen again,” she said.

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