Malaysia floods: Almost 100pc heads of household receive compassionate aid payments, says Nadma


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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — Almost 100 per cent of household heads (KIR) relocated to temporary relief centres (PPS) during the first wave of floods have received compassionate aid (BWI) payments so far. The National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) in a statement today said for floods involving the second wave, BWI payments were distributed to 1,120 (19.3 per cent) KIRs housed in PPS. “A total of 96.9 per cent of KIRs who moved to PPS in the first wave of floods had received BWI payments while for KIRs who did not move to PPS, 34,227 (45.9 per cent) received BWI...