Great Need to Network Anti-pandemic Initiatives

By Lee Khiam Jin

July 2021 FEATURE
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ONE YEAR ON, and Malaysia's battle against Covid-19 is at its fiercest. As of June 18, 4,202 lives had been lost, a distressing jump up from 501 on January 5.All hands are on deck. The government is setting up field ICUs and low-risk Covid-19 quarantine and treatment centres.In Penang, social organisations are fully mobilised as well. Mutiara Food Bank is providing free meals for the needy; Sikh United is distributing care packs to the homeless; and the Buddhist Tzu Chi...

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Lee Khiam Jin

A former officer of the UN and ASEAN intergovernmental body, with a focus on tackling all matters related to disasters. He earned his PhD on emergency management from New Zealand in 2020.