Lonely Planet Writer

‘Disaster tourists’ hampering relief efforts in flood-hit Malaysia

Flood aid being distributed in Kelantan.
Flood aid being distributed in Kelantan. Image by Adib Wahab / CC BY-SA 2.0

Carloads of sightseers wanting to view the flood-devastated state of Kelantan for themselves are reportedly adding to the woes of those affected by clogging up roads used to transport aid. Disaster management representatives have urged people not to get in the way of relief workers for the sake of a selfie. Read more: straitstimes.com