‘Where was Welfare Department’s flood relief supplies?’

Looi Sue-Chern

Penang exco Dr Afif Bahardin showing a picture of a mattress and pillows bearing Prime Minister Najib Razak’s face that were given to flood victims by Kelab Putera 1Malaysia last week. – The Malaysian Insight pic, November 13, 2017.

A PENANG government exco today asked why the state Welfare Department had no funds for disaster relief, unlike a civil society organisation linked to the federal government.

Dr Afif Bahardin (PKR-Seberang Jaya) said the department could not provide basic disaster relief supplies after flash floods hit Penang on November 4 and 5.

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