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U.S. Government Signs Agreement on Quick Response for Disaster Relief Aid in the Region

Ambassador Yun commemorated an agreement between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations to store disaster relief supplies at the UN Humanitarian Response Depot (HRD) in Subang. Also in attendance were UN and Malaysian government officials. The USAID stocks include relief items sufficient to serve 4000 disaster affected households and include ...
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U.S. Government Signs Agreement on Quick Response for Disaster Relief Aid in the Region

The East Asia Pacific region is one of the most disaster-prone areas in the world, susceptible to meteorological events, such as typhoons and floods, in addition to earthquakes, droughts, and volcanoes. When disasters occur, humanitarian organizations must be ready to quickly and efficiently respond to the needs of affected populations. One way to prepare is by ...
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Typhoid Outbreak

The Ministry of Health Malaysia has reported 32 confirmed cases of typhoid since August in the following areas of Kuala Lumpur: Titiwangsa, Kepong, Pantai, and Cheras. No fatalities have been reported. Typhoid is a communicable disease and there is a vaccination for it that is recommended by the CDC prior to travel to Malaysia. You ...
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“All About the Corner” at Lincoln Corner Kedah’s Open Day

More than 1500 Alor Setar community members visited the Lincoln Corner Kedah to participate in the Corner’s 2-day Open Day program. Among the visitors were school students and their parents, educators, young professionals, and government employees. The first day of the program started with an Alumni Talk by Sarenawati Jaafar, who was nominated by the ...
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U.S. and Malaysia Host the 2nd National Seminar on Environmental Justice

Earlier today, U.S. Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun and The Right Honorable Chief Justice of Malaysia , Tun Arifin Zakaria, presided over the opening ceremonies for the Second National Seminar on Environmental Justice at the Royal Belum Rainforest Resort, Gerik, Perak. This was followed by a Tree Planting Ceremony where the U.S Ambassador and the Chief Justice of Malaysia each ...
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