Yang Amat Mulia Tengku Abdullah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar give donation to the floods victims in Pekan PahangWritten by Nabilah Farahanah Zulkifli
Pekan, Pahang – The beginning of 2015 may not be easy for the people in East Coast Region as they have been hit with a bad floods and it is such a heartbreaking to see how they have lost everything at one time. Due to his big concerns over the fate of the people that affected by the tragedy, and in helping to lessen the burden of the flood victims in Pekan Kuantan, Pahang the humble Yang Amat Mulia Tengku Abdullah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar decided to come down and visited the affected area to help the village people by giving his little contribution accompanied by YB Mohammad Fakhruddin Mohd Ariff, ADUN of Mukim Bebar, Pekan Pahang.
Putting aside his pride and hat as Tengku Arif Bendahara Pahang, Tengku Abdullah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar, as well as his children, spent hours at the relief centre to communicate with the victims and give the donation.
" I am sad to see Pahang’s state was hit by floods, but we have to accept this as fate and challenge. Such a heartbreaking to see many people stay at the relief centre and patiently waiting for help and at the same time hoping for the tragedy to be over soon. This is the time for everyone in the country to stay together, unite and help one’s another which, to start everything all again is far from over and it’s a big challenge, but deep down inside my big hope is it will help the victims to rebuild their lives again”, he told reporters after visiting flood relief centre here in Paloh Inai and Serambi, Mukim Bebar Pekan Pahang.
Tengku Abdullah distributed donations to 200 of affected families in Paloh Inai and 100 of affected families flood relief centre. The flood victims including 300 of adults, 60 of senior citizens, 20 of disable people and 50 of childrens. On the other hand, not only giving donation to the victims, as the Chairman of Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd., the operator company of FOMEMA, the monitoring agency of foreign workers medical examination in Malaysia, Tengku Abdullah also called their in house doctors from FOMEMA to do a basic medical check up at the flood relief centre.
Kuala Lumpur – For the second time with a total number of 15 volunteer employees from Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) had managed to distribute meals and toiletries to the homeless people in Kuala Lumpur area recently. The programme which took place on Saturday was in collaboration with Yayasan Salam Malaysia, a registered NGO which provides food for the homeless around Kuala Lumpur area.
All the employees from Unitab Medic gathered at Yayasan Salam Office for the briefing before starting the food distribution in Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur area. A few hundreds of toiletries and foods containing biscuits, drinking water, snacks and fruits were distributed during the programme which started from 8.00 p.m. until midnight.
The President / CEO of Unitab Medic, En. Mohd Hatar Ismail said, “This is the second time for our company and we are glad that still have the opportunity to get it accomplished as planned. As we received a tremendous support and participations, it really proves that a good CSR programme starts with the employees, our big hope of raising awareness around the issues rough sleeper’s face, and to see how the local community react towards the homeless. This programme serves as an umbrella for the Unitab Medic’s CSR efforts to help the community as going forward, we would focus more to the activity that could bring impact because we believe this is the time for us to contribute back to the needy society. We really hope by doing this kind of activities, it will attract and encourage others to contribute and do the same. We are so happy that this programme went very well and we managed to help the homeless to supply the most important things in life, foods. This might be our first, but definitely not the last one, collaboration with Yayasan Salam Malaysia and more project to come as we would continue support Yayasan Salam Malaysia in their endeavors.”