Wednesday, 7 October 2009


The Malaysian Red Crescent announced its deployment to help the victims of two major earthquakes of the coast of West Sumatera, Indonesia, have left hundreds of people injured and thousands without shelter.

The MRC National Chairman, YM Tunku Tan Sri Dato’ Shahriman bin Tunku Sulaiman said at the Press Conference held at the MRC Headquarters today, “the MRC humanitarian assistance will be focusing to the following:

Emergency phase

Supply the emergency relief items for 500 families consist of:


  • Kitchen set type A for 5 person
  • Biscuits Cream Crackers
  • Baby Blanket
  • Baby Food – infant/toddler/kids
  • Bottle Milk

The Malaysian Red Crescent is coordinating in deploying a relief team which will be assigned to Padang, Sumatera. MRC is in communication with the Palang Merah Indonesia in sending the team latest by 10th October 2009.

Relief Team

  1. Nasir Khan Abdul Rahman - Relief
  2. Dr. Tang Tan Boon Chew - Medical
  3. Khairuddin bin Osman - Relief
  4. Azli Paat - Relief
  5. Nik Azhar Nik Abdul Rahman - Medical

Total Operations – worth RM 500,000.00

MRC Appeals

In order for us to carry out these humanitarian assistance (following the standard of quality by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society), once again we appeal to generous Malaysians to donate to the MRCS International Relief Fund for Padang, Sumatera Earthquake.

Donors can sent cheques or cash to the following address:

Secretary GeneralMalaysian

Red Crescent SocietyNational Headquarters

32, Jalan Nipah off Jalan Ampang

55000 Kuala Lumpur

Cheques should be made out to the “MRCS International Relief Fund” written at the back PADANG EARTHQUAKE or bank in into MRCS Account Maybank No – 5144 2210 2657.

*** Donations to the MRCS are entitled to Tax –Exemption ***

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1 comment:

  1. ada sesiapa yang nak bagi bantuan.. baguslah..bagilah bantuan sepenuh sehati sejiwa ..jangan sampai sakit jiwa...