Thus, to help ease the burden of victims that were adversely affected by the freak storm, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has initiated a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme to help repair the roof of the houses affected by the catastrophe.
A villager, Mr. Abdul Rahim Md Noh said he is grateful to UUM for coming forward to lend a helping hand to the villagers.
"Besides that, the young people in this village also took the initiative to raise funds to cover the cost of buying the zinc roofing and new wooden planks," he added.
Recounting the catastrophe, a single mother, Ms. Nursyam Md Isa said the incident happened in the blink of an eye, and the roof of her house was blown away in the 2:00pm incident.
Nursyam said she is certainly grateful for the help and efforts made by the villagers and UUM for carrying out the repair work on the damaged roof of her house.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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