‘Cheating’ aid recipients leave others hungry


Kalidevi Mogan Kumarappa

Volunteers from Jerantut Tamil Cultural Association deliver aid packages to people in their area, which has been subject to the enhanced movement control order. – The Malaysian Insight pic, August 17, 2021.

THE ongoing lockdowns and stress from the Covid-19 pandemic are pushing people to “cheat” to get extra food aid or dry goods from those assisting them, donors have said.

This is one of the challenges they have faced, having started handing out food aid since the onset of the pandemic and the movement control order (MCO).


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  • Perhaps one way to stop multiple family members from joining the queue is to have their own community members to identify these people.

    Posted 3 months ago by Yoon Kok