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Bukit Tadom Orang Asli turn to NGO, Jakoa after Welfare Dept snub

Around 500 Orang Asli from the Temuan tribe in Bukit Tadom, Banting, Selangor, have turned to local NGOs and the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) for help after being purportedly denied flood assistance from the Welfare Department.

When contacted, Hadi Jembik, 50, said department officers on the ground informed them that they will not qualify for any compensation or financial assistance, as they had refused to move to a temporary flood shelter (PPS)...

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