Emergency Assistance to Malaysia in Response to the Flood Disaster
1. On Thursday, January 1st, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 19 million yen (water purifiers, generators, etc.) to Malaysia, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of Malaysia, following serious damage caused by the floods in the country.
2. In Malaysia, recent heavy rain has caused the massive floods resulting in 17 deaths as well as the evacuation of over 107,000 people.
3. The Government of Japan decided to provide emergency assistance for the affected people from a humanitarian point of view as well as in light of the friendly relationship between Malaysia and Japan.