One year after MCO 1.0, 71% PPR folks still need consistent cash aid — UN study

KUALA LUMPUR (May 11): Cash transfers from the government shored up the average income of some of the country’s poorest urban households above 2019 levels in March but 71% say they still need financial aid in the coming months and 60% still could not buy enough food for their families, the fourth and final instalment of a study commissioned by two United Nations (UN) agencies showed.