JOHOR FLOOD RELIEF
When Johor was hit by floods at the end of the year, MERCY Malaysia deployed a team to provide medical and humanitarian relief. From 19th to 20th December 2006, the Johor Chapter ran mobile clinics and distributed hygiene kits to affected
communities in Skudai and evacuation centers at the Pu Sze School. More than 300 people received medical treatment while mats and blankets were distributed to 60 families as well as toiletries to approximately 100 families.
On 21st December, MERCY Malaysia operated mobile clinics in Kampung Skudai Kiri and Kampung Pasir Putih where more than 1,000 people were treated. MERCY Malaysia also ran mobile clinics at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sungai
Telur, Kota Tinggi on 22nd December while distributing hygiene kits as well. Subsequently, the following week, MERCY Malaysia continued to conduct mobile clinics while distributing hygiene kits in schools, mosques and halls throughout Kota
Tinggi, Muar, Gerisik, Batu Pahat, Mersing and Pagoh. In total, MERCY Malaysia sent in approximately 100 volunteers and staff members from both its Johor chapter as well as its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur and an estimated 2,000 hygiene kits were disbursed to those affected by the flood.