Pahang Orang Asli forgotten during the floods, say villagers


Aminah Farid

Orang Asli villagers wade through a flooded area in Pahang. They claim to have received little to no help from the government. – Pic courtesy of Mia Yusri, January 14, 2022.

WHILE the Orang Asli in Rompin and Pekan in Pahang would usually prepare themselves in case of floods during the monsoon season, the recent downpour caught them by surprise.

The villagers said that continuous logging activities in the state had contributed to the recent flooding, among the worst the country has seen since 1971.


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  • What happened to the OA MP who is part of the Government?

    Posted 6 days ago by Yoon Kok