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Iranian Community In Malaysia Donated Flood Relief Items To Flood Victims

Iranian Community In Malaysia Donated Flood Relief Items To Flood Victims

The Iranians hope the effort will lift the spirits of those affected by the disaster.

Fernando Fong

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The recent floods had seen many good samaritans rising to the occasion to provide help to the victims.

Among them were the Iranian community in Malaysia, which also contributed aid to alleviate the burden of those affected by the floods.

Malaysian Consultative Council Of Islamic Organization (Mapim) president Azmi Abdul Hamid said the Iranians donated hygiene kits, clothes and food to the affected individuals.

The Iranian community have pledged to continue helping their brothers in Malaysia in the face of this challenging moment.

Mapim president Azmi Abdul Hamid to TRP on contributions from the Iranian community in Malaysia

Azmi recently met the Iranian Ambassador to Malaysia Ali Asghar Mohammadi, who handed over donations to Mapim.

Mapim president Azmi Abdul Hamid (left) and Iranian Ambassador to Malaysia Ali Asghar Mohammadi. (Credit: Mapim)

Azmi said some of the aid would be distributed directly to flood victims in the Klang Valley.

The rest would be channeled to non-governmental organization (NGO) partners in Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang.

We also need hygiene kits for children and we appreciate the contribution of the Iranian community to the flood victims.

Mapim president Azmi Abdul Hamid to TRP on his gratitude to the Iranian community in Malaysia

In the meeting which took place at the Iranian embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Mohammadi said his community is ready to extend their assistance if needed.

Flood victims lining up to receive aid in Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam. (Credit: Fernando Fong)

The items donated are based on the list of needs published in the media. It is an expression of solidarity with the victims, and this (assistance) is just the beginning.

Iranian Ambassador to Malaysia Ali Asghar Mohammadi on further assistance for flood victims.

Heavy rains in Malaysia have caused floods and landslides in several states, claiming nearly 50 lives so far, with five more still missing.

The death toll is the highest in the history of flood disasters in Malaysia.

A badly flooded neighbourhood in Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam. (Credit: Fernando Fong)

The floods have also taken a heavy financial toll on the victims.

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On the bright side, the disasters brought out the best in humanity as people from all walks of life came to help.

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A one-legged volunteer helping out in post-flood cleanup. (Source: Facebook)

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