LEDANG: Some 12 storm victims from Kampung Sawah Ring recently received financial assistance totalling RM37,000.
The money was channelled from the Welfare Department, Johor Religious Council (MAIJ), Gambir state constituency Subdistricts Coordinating Committee (JPPMM), Ledang member of parliament Hamim Samuri and Ledang Umno division’s welfare bureau chairman Datuk Abdul Rahim Talib, to alleviate their burden.
State Unity, Human Resources, Science, Technology and Innovations Committee chairman, M. Asojan, who is also Gambir state assemblyman, presented the financial assistance at Balai Raya Kampung Sawah Ring here.
Asojan said the allocation would hopefully help those who suffered damage to their properties during the storm on March 21.
He said the government was sensitive towards the welfare of the people, and would always provide prompt assistance whenever the people faced disasters.
“It is the government’s responsibility to continuously help the people,” he added.
Kampung Sawah Ring village head, Hussin Muhamed, expressed appreciation for the financial assistance given out to the villagers. He said the money would be used to repair the damaged homes. By Hai Rozzaman Jalal