Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Floods: Victims who lose important documents given free replacements.

Flood victims who have lost their birth certificate, identity card or other self identification card due to the floods will be given free replacement.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said they could apply for the replacements at any National Registration Department (JPN) when the situation had returned to normal.

"For enquiries on the matter, members of the public can contact the Public Relations Unit, JPN at telephone numbers 03-88807077, 03-88807067, 03-88807069 and 03-88808206 or e-mail to," he said in a statement Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Ahmad Zahid said the ministry, through the agencies under it, had taken immediate action to assist flood victims who were facing difficulties following the disaster.

He said they were carried out through operations by the Civil Defence Department, the involvement of Immigration Department volunteers, coordination and supervision by the Royal Malaysia Police and support services and assistance from other departments and agencies.

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