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MCMC STEP UP WITH J&T EXPRESS TO FACE FLOOD SEASON

MCMC STEP UP WITH J&T EXPRESS TO FACE FLOOD SEASON

J&T Express offers delivery supports and communal work to flood victims by delivering daily necessities and cleaning flooded schools.

 

PASIR MAS, Dec 26 — J&T Express Malaysia collaborated with The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in assisting 1,326 students from four flood-affected schools in Pasir Mas to help them in their preparations for the new school session next week.

The assistance involved students from Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Kedai Tanjong, SK Bakong, religious school Al Falah Siram (government-assisted) and Sekolah Menengah Agama (religious secondary school) Khairiah in Banggol Setol.

The Pasir Mas is among the worst flood-affected districts in Kelantan earlier this month involving a total of 9,373 victims. We hope this contribution will ease their burden, in making preparations for the upcoming 2020 school session,” Al-Ishal Ishak, Chairman of MCMC said.

He said MCMC, in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma), Kelantan State Development Office and various telecommunications and courier companies were carrying out cleaning up works at four affected schools today involving 350 volunteers.

This programme is a follow-up to the MCMC’s previous flood relief mission held on Dec 6 after the first wave of floods occurred in Kelantan where a total of 52 tonnes of basic necessities donated by various telecommunications and courier companies were delivered in Pasir Mas.

According to the statement, the carried out mission in collaboration with Nadma, departed from Depoh Simpanan Pertahanan in Sungai Buloh on Friday (Dec 6) with 52 tonnes of supply for 5,000 flood victims.

MCMC said among contributors were City-Link Express, GD Express Sdn Bhd, J&T Express, Line Clear Express and Logistics Sdn Bhd, Pos Malaysia, Skynet Malaysia, Digi and U Mobile.

"They have contributed power banks, drinking water, blankets, personal hygiene kits and other daily essentials. The mission arrived in Pasir Mas and Tumpat in Kelantan on Saturday,” it said.

Mr Roy Zeng, CEO of J&T Express Malaysia extended his concern and prayers to the families who are affected.

He said, “J&T Express will do our best contributing to the community. We are ready to serve and deliver necessities to the affected regions. ”

MCMC said the simulation emphasized on the communications, and post and courier sectors to ensure a minimum impact on telecommunications assets and services, thus ensured connectivity during the flood.

"As for the post and courier sector, it has identified alternative locations for delivery and assets, human resources deployment, backup power supply and emergency supplies,” it said.

Mr Zeng added, “J&T Express is glad that we are able to collaborate with MCMC on this flood rescue mission. We hope that the situation in Pasir Mas will improve on time for everyone to usher in the New Year.  ”

Meanwhile, the commission advised the public to take precautionary measures as a preparation for any possibility during the flood season including avoiding the use of mobile devices for streaming or uploading and downloading activities to reduce network congestion.

 


Caption: A group photo of postal companies who are involved with the communal work.

 

Caption: J&T Express workers cleaning a school hall affected by the flood.

 

Caption: J&T Express workers together with a SkyNet employee working together cleaning muddy floors in a school compound.

 

Caption: J&T Express worker sweeping dried leaves off a school compound.

 

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February 10, 2020