PM Ismail Sabri hands over aid to Pitas flood victims

PITAS: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today handed over Bantuan Wang Ihsan (BWI) of RM1,000 and food baskets to flood victims in this district at Dewan Masyarakat Majlis Daerah Pitas here.
Ismail Sabri, who was accompanied by Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor,  presented the BWI compassionate aid and food baskets to 35 families and spoke to victims present at the hall asking about their welfare.
Also present were Sabah Community Development and People’s Wellbeing Minister Datuk Shahelmey Yahya, State Secretary Datuk Safar Untong and several local community leaders.
A total of 319 flood victims from 129 families in Pitas were evacuated to flood relief centres when their homes were inundated following incessant heavy rain from Dec 31, 2021 to Jan 2, 2022. All of them are eligible for the assistance.
Victims Bernama spoke to at the hall expressed their gratitude to the Prime Minister for going down to the ground to the Pitas district.


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