THE current flood that hit the Klang Valley introduced harm and destruction, however with it, additionally confirmed the true that means of “kita jaga kita” in these making an attempt instances. All over social media, netizens have been providing assist in numerous kinds – shelter, clothes, meals, financial assist and even transportation.
Boats and kayaks, particularly, have been in excessive demand during the previous few days, with rescuers utilizing them to succeed in victims caught on rooftops in addition to pets who have been left behind.
This video of a group of males who rescued a hen and a few cats went viral over the weekend.
Individuals who personal 4×4 vehicles have additionally stepped in to contribute, exhibiting no bias towards race and faith on this time of disaster. Some have even travelled from other states to offer assist.
Unselfishly placing in effort and time of their very own, individuals have been tirelessly serving to out in any means they will. Numerous tales of uplifting heroism have gone viral all throughout social media.
In Dengkil, a volunteer put his fishing interest to good use by bringing out his personal kayak regardless of the deluge of floodwaters in his own residence. Ferrying flood victims to the aid centres, 29-year-old Ikmal Harun additionally dropped off meals to flood victims present process dwelling quarantine as they might not depart their houses.
Social media timelines have been flooded with photos resembling this, of people doing their half to assist out, in addition to requests for additional assist and donations.
Meanwhile, a number of corporations have been doing their half to assist flood victims.
Sporting items retailer Decathlon quickly suspended the sale of kayaks, paddles and life jackets to members of the general public, in an effort to make them accessible purchasable by NGOs and rescue groups. Convenience retailer retailer Family Mart donated ready-to-eat meals and pastries to rescue centres. And even Perodua introduced that it could supply towing companies to these whose autos had been affected or broken by the floods.
Every little bit of assist counts and seeing the nation come collectively on this time of want has been an unbelievable studying expertise. Our ideas and prayers are with all victims.