A total of 5,848 people sought treatment after inhaling toxic fumes emitted from chemical waste dumped into Sungai Kim Kim on March 7 with 951 of them being warded and 25 ended up in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Local developer, Sunway Iskandar came forth to offer aid by donating RM20,000 cash to the Malaysian Red Crescent Johor Bahru. The aid didn’t end there as the staff of Sunway Iskandar also pooled funds amounting to RM1500 and bought food items, sanitisers, drinks and other essential items for the victims which was presented to the officials at the disaster management post at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Council..
“We are glad that the situation is slowly getting back to normalcy and we hope our small contribution will lend a helping hand to the victims. As a Master Community Developer, it is our social responsibility to give back to our society and we are committed in helping the region with its recovery,” said Gerard Soosay, Chief Executive Officer of Sunway Iskandar.
Not a stranger to building sustainable communities, Sunway also continues to carry out a broad range of community projects through the Community Aid, Reach-out and Enrichment (C.A.R.E.) Projects, underscored by Sunway Group’s core values of Integrity, Humility and Excellence.