— A total of 138,452 food baskets have been distributed to the target groups in 27 districts in Sabah up to today.
State Community Development and People’s Well-being Minister, Shahelmey Yahya in a statement said the food aid was distributed in Lahad Datu, Semporna, Kunak, Tawau, Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu, Penampang, Putatan, Papar, Tuaran, Kalabakan, Ranau, Tambunan, Kota Belud, Beaufort and Kuala Penyu.
It was also distributed in Kota Marudu, Tenom, Kinabatangan, Keningau, Kudat, Pitas, Sipitang, Nabawan, Beluran, Telupid and Tongod.
Shahelmey said today alone, 5,204 food baskets were distributed in 22 districts.
Out of this number, 1,400 food baskets were distributed in Kudat, Kalabakan (1,000), Keningau (488), Beaufort (426), Semporna (300), Kuala Penyu (234), Kinabatangan (221), Kunak (200), Tuaran (133), Kota Belud (123), Sandakan (111), Pitas (102), Papar (83) and Penampang (71).
Meanwhile, Tenom received 69 food baskets for the needy, Kota Kinabalu (66), Ranau (59), Telupid (33), Tongod (24), Putatan (22), Nabawan (20) and Beluran (19).
Source: BERNAMA News Agency