The 1st MATCH Inter-Cluster Meeting, held on 20th June 2020 was hosted by MRCS at its National Headquarters premises in Lengkok Belfield, Kuala Lumpur.
The meeting was officiated and chaired by MRCS National Chairman Her Highness Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz Binti Almarhum Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, Tunku Temenggong Kedah and Co-Chair of MATCH. YBhg Tan Sri Jemilah Mahmood, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Health and Special Adviser for MATCH; and representatives from JKM, NADMA, Yayasan Hasanah, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and MRCS were among Steering Committee who participated in the session. The Committee met face-to-face for the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent Movement Control Order.
Participating organisations of MATCH namely MERCY Malaysia, MRA, IMARET, mySejahtera, Zero Hunger, myHarapan and MRCS leading the four main Clusters and related Sub-Clusters also participated and presented progress updates on their respective areas of focus. The historic event was also joined by a number of MRCS National Executive Board Members, MRCS Secretary General, Regional Representatives of the IFRC and ICRC based in Kuala Lumpur as well as support staff of both the MATCH and MRCS Secretariat.