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FMM PRESS STATEMENT: FMM delivers aid to flood victims in Selangor and Pahang, and also contributes cash donations to support MITI’s and Selangor State’s flood relief initiatives

Kuala Lumpur, January 4, 2022 – In support of those affected by the recent floods in Selangor and Pahang, the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) had initiated a Flood Relief drive for 5,000 households by providing a package to each household comprising cleaning items (pail, mop, brush, detergent, garbage disposal bags) and personal care items (towel, bath soap, shower cream, toothbrush, toothpaste, sanitary pad, baby and adult diapers, face masks). The Flood Relief package was distributed to flood victims throughout several localities, in the aftermath of the devastating floods in Selangor and Pahang between December 25, 2021 and January 2, 2022.

In addition to the flood relief package, FMM had also contributed cash donations of RM500,000 to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Tabung Misi Bantuan Prihatin MITI dan Agensi 2021 in support of MITI’s flood relief activities in the affected states in the Peninsular and RM200,000 to Selangor State Government’s Tabung Ikhtiar Selangor Bangkit in support of flood relief and restoration of areas affected by the floods in Selangor.

The 5,000 sets of flood relief packages were transported and handed over to the rakyat and several front liners affected in several localities including in Shah Alam, Klang, Hulu Langat, and Mentakab with the assistance from non-governmental organisations (Methodist Crisis Relief & Development), community associations (Penganut Sri Maha Mariamman Kota Kemuning, Kota Raja Barisan Nasional), village heads, Rukun Tetangga, as well as Civil Defence Force (Angkatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia), Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia), Malaysian Army and Army Veterans, Malaysian Red Crescent, St. Johns Ambulance of Malaysia and Usahanita.

FMM President, YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Soh Thian Lai, FMM Vice Presidents YBhg Dato’ Nathan K Suppiah, YBhg Dato’ Goh Boon Kim, Mr Jacob Lee Chor Kok as well as Ms Michelle Hah, Chairman, FMM Selangor and Kuala Lumpur Branch and Ir Kua Jit How, Chairman, FMM Eastern Branch were also on the ground in some of the flood relief locations to personally hand over the flood relief packages to the rakyat.

FMM is grateful for the support received from several of its members who generously donated the items in the flood relief package including Vinda Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd, Colgate-Palmolive (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Evyap Sabun Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Wipro Unza (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Lam Soon Edible Oils Sdn Bhd and Goodmaid Chemicals Corporation Sdn Bhd. Meanwhile, several suppliers/members namely Plastictecnic (M) Sdn Bhd, Rayaco Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd, Sekoplas Industries Sdn Bhd and Erasco Marketing Sdn Bhd also lent their support by providing in-kind contributions in addition to extending special pricing on the items which FMM procured from them as part of the flood relief package. The total value of the items donated were worth over RM1 million.

FMM would like to extend its heartfelt thanks and utmost appreciation to all the organisations that directly and indirectly contributed to this cause including the logistic support, volunteers who tirelessly assisted with the distribution of the items directly to the victims in various locations, as well as FMM staff & family members and volunteers who came forward to assist with the packing of the 5,000 packages of items at Wisma FMM.

FMM hopes the aid provided has helped to ease the burden and suffering of all affected.


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Tan Sri Dato’ Soh Thian Lai
President, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers

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1. FMM President YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Soh Thian Lai, Vice Presidents – YBhg Dato’ Nathan K Suppiah, YBhg Dato’ Goh Boon Kim and Chairman of FMM Selangor & KL Branch, Ms Michelle Hah with Usahanita representatives and recipients at Kg. Bukit Lanchong, Shah Alam 
 
2. FMM Vice President, Mr Jacob Lee with Chairman of Rukun Tetangga in one of the areas in Hulu Langat, Encik Roslan

 
3. Ir Kua Jit How, Chairman, FMM Eastern Branch delivering the aid in Mentakab

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