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Thanks to police intervention, food kitchens can still help the homeless

Ng Xiang Yi

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Modified 23 Mar 2020, 12:04 pm

CORONAVIRUS | The fate of Malaysia's homeless population has been in danger of neglect during these unprecedented times when the government and its people have been engaged in containing the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Still, Malaysiakini understands that a number of committed non-governmental organisations have maintained activities to help the urban poor and homeless, even while taking precautions to reduce the number of volunteers involved.

Food and beverages are also provided only in packages and distributed under the supervision of the authorities in order to prevent the public from assembling in large groups...

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