Fire and Rescue personnel sanitise the area around apartment buildings in Malaysia during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA Fire and Rescue personnel sanitise the area around apartment buildings in Malaysia during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA
Fire and Rescue personnel sanitise the area around apartment buildings in Malaysia during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA

Covid-19 forces Malaysia’s poor to live on instant noodles, abandon school: UN study

  • The study of 500 families living in low-cost flats revealed a ‘shocking’ change in diet, while more than 40 per cent lacked equipment for online study
  • Women were particularly vulnerable to the pandemic’s economic fallout, while government financial assistance was found to be of limited help

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Fire and Rescue personnel sanitise the area around apartment buildings in Malaysia during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA Fire and Rescue personnel sanitise the area around apartment buildings in Malaysia during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA
Fire and Rescue personnel sanitise the area around apartment buildings in Malaysia during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA
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