Floods: RM6mil spent on waste management in Selangor, says MB


SHAH ALAM: A complete of RM6mil from the preliminary allocation of RM10 million has been spent by the Selangor authorities to handle post-flood waste in the state to date, mentioned Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari (pic).

He mentioned an allocation of between RM10 million and RM20 million is required for the clean-up work and assortment of flood waste to be accomplished.

“Large-scale clean-up work is actively being carried out in Hulu Langat, particularly in the Taman Sri Nanding space which has reached 70%. We additionally must focus on Taman Sri Muda and its surrounding areas the place (the clean-up progress) has been sluggish. On Friday (Dec 31) we added 200 lorries that can be deployed to the areas and I hope the clean-up work could be accomplished inside every week,” he mentioned.

He mentioned this to reporters after handing over help beneath the Tabung Ikhtiar Selangor Bangkit initiative to flood victims right here on Friday.

So far, greater than 20,000 tonnes of post-flood waste have been managed by the state authorities in addition to 7,000 tonnes of home waste collected via its subsidiary, KDEB Waste Management. – Bernama

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