OCBC Al-Amin brings RM81,600 in immediate aid to flood victims of Kampung Jawa and Kampung Padang Jawa
OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad (OCBC Al-Amin) has partnered with Lions Club of Klang, supported by Lions Club of Selangor Miracle, to provide RM81,600 in immediate aid to 500 families in Kampung Jawa and Kampung Padang Jawa, Klang.
OCBC Al-Amin staff along with Lions Club members with the items for distribution to the community with ADUN of Batu Tiga YB Puan Rodziah binti Ismail (centre)
The effort is being carried out through its Bandar Botanic, Kota Kemuning and Kota Damansara branches, which are among those closest to the affected areas.
The immediate aid covers the provision of electric appliances, bedding sets and floor mats along with rice cookers, kettles and gas stoves.
OCBC Al-Amin staff handing out the aid directly to the community
During the flood, many houses in the area were covered with water up to their roof.
Speaking on behalf of OCBC Al-Amin, its Bandar Botanic branch Senior Manager Mr Gan Yong Tat said the effort seeks to attend to the immediate needs of the community as they grapple with rebuilding their lives.
“The household contents such as electric appliances, mattresses and blankets were damaged along with the people’s personal property. We cannot begin to imagine the trauma and the loss. So, this is the least that we could do to attend to what is immediately needed. I am pleased to have joined forces on this effort with my colleagues not just from the Bandar Botanic branch but also Kota Damansara and Kota Kemuning,” he said.
According to the Lions Clubs’ Organising Chairpersons Mr Sean Lee Ka Shing and Ms Low Siew Peng OCBC Bank’s support represented a “timely blessing” as it helps those badly hit by the floods.
“We are truly moved by OCBC Al-Amin’s assistance to lend a helping hand to these 500 families who suffered from the devastating floods and, beyond that, to help to rebuild the community. We are sure this will go a long way toward benefiting the families,” Mr Lee said.