Flood-hit villagers need homes, food and roads, say activists


Alfian Z.M. Tahir

A flooded village in Temerloh, Pahang, on January 9. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, January 19, 2021.

HOMES destroyed, roads washed away and lack of food – these are the three main problems of Orang Asli caught in the floods that struck several states in the peninsula.

Centre for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC) executive director Dr Colin Nicholas told The Malaysian Insight that infrastructure in Orang Asli villages must be repaired, as many facilities were damaged in the floods.


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