The Homeless Is Not Forgotten – DBKL Installs Cubicles To Promote Social Distancing In Shelters

by E-Editor

In a video shared by Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa via his Twitter account witnessed the setting up of cubicles in one of four temporary shelters currently housing 540 of Kuala Lumpur’s homeless.

The video which was shared circa 11 pm on April the 6th, showed just how dedicated the Federal Territories Ministry is at ensuring that Covid-19 will not devastate Malaysia’s poor and homeless.

Annuar Musa writes, “Alhamdulillah. My directive to install cubicles for the homeless is completed tonight. Praise to God. Providing blankets will be next on the agenda.”

Source: Twitter

The Sentul Perdana Community Centre is one among four community centre along with two transits, under the purview of DBKL that house some 541 homeless people of Kuala Lumpur. The centres are Ampang Hilir Multi-Purpose Hall, Setiawangsa Community Centre and Alam Damai.

Currently all residents placed in the homeless shelters have been tested negative of Covid-19, and are placed according to three categories – healthy; those with a communicable disease; mental and drug abuse issues; as well as non-citizens.

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