Quarantined Indonesian Communities in Malaysia Receive Food Packages

In the spirit of generosity, Aksi Cepat Tanggap partnered with the Indonesian Student Association in Malaysia (PPIM) to distribute food packages to the Indonesian communities in Malaysia in early May.

Handover of the food packages to an Indonesian student in Malaysia (ACTNews)

ACTNews, MALAYSIA – Many countries have been on lockdown since the COVID-19 outbreak, including Malaysia. Hundreds of Indonesians living in Malaysia, including Indonesian students, have also been affected by the quarantine.

Sunday (5/3), Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT), partnering with Indonesian Students Association in Malaysia (PPIM) distributed food packages to the Indonesian community and students in Kampung Sungai Buloh, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, targeting 1,000 Indonesians living in quarantine.

"We provide this food packages to hundreds of Indonesians in Malaysia to fulfill their need for food during the month of Ramadan, especially during COVID-19 pandemic," said Firdaus Guritno of Global Humanity Response (GHR) - ACT.

In this Ramadan, food aid distributions also reach people affected by humanitarian crises in a number of countries in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa in the form of staple food and iftar packages. []