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The stark reality of urban poverty in Kuala Lumpur

Food aid for low-income households-in Segambut

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A recent Unicef report that studied the impact of the pandemic on women and children in low-income families in KL has revealed that 80% of households are grappling with inadequate income levels to sustainably cover essential expenses.

This is alarmingly higher than the 70% reported during the peak of Covid.

Dr Amjad Rabi, a visiting expert at the Social Wellbeing Research Centre at the University of Malaya, shares his insights with BFM.

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning and Keith Kam
Produced by: Moh Heng Ying, BFM

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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