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Urban Poor Numbers Rising In KL

Hawati Abdul Hamid, Senior Research Associate, Khazanah Research Institute

03-Feb-21 07:17

Urban Poor Numbers Rising In KL

Kuala Lumpur has over 30,000 families that earn below RM2,200 who are also in need of basic necessities. Hawati Abdul Hamid, Senior Research Associate at the Khazanah Research Institute, tells us what immediate assistance should be afforded to them with the extension of MCO 2.0 and what longer-term solutions should be considered.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Philip See, Wong Shou Ning


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