By: Media Corporate Communication Unit
KAJANG, 8 July 2022 – A post-flood aid mission is being carried out by the National Anti-Drugs Agency (NADA) in Kampung Iboi, Baling, Kedah, which has been experiencing flooding and water head phenomena since Thursday.
The Ministry of Home Affairs gathered 150 participants for the Op Bantu relief expedition, including personnel, Anti-Drugs Squad volunteers, Drug Rehabilitation Committee (JKPD), and community people (MOHA).
The Ministry of Home Affairs, along with other organisations and ministries, such as NADA, launched the project as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts to lessen the burden on flood victims.
In addition to their commitment to combat drug abuse in the nation, these organisations are also constantly prepared to deploy personnel to the scene of an emergency or natural disaster.
NADA staff from the Kedah NADA office, Penang NADA office, Perlis NADA office, Pusat Pemulihan Penagihan Narkotik (PUSPEN) of Kampung Selamat, and PUSPEN Karangan were also among the volunteers for the Op Bantu humanitarian expedition.
Among the aid given for the mission is cleaning labour in residential neighbourhoods, public locations including suraus, halls, and parks.
Prior to this, heavy currents and flooding in Baling, Kedah on Monday resulted in the deaths of three children and the destruction of seven homes.