Floods: Drop in number of victims in four states, unchanged in Melaka


KUALA LUMPUR: The number of flood evacuees continues to lower in Pahang, Kelantan, Selangor and Negri Sembilan as extra aid centres have been closed, whereas in Melaka the scenario stays unchanged.

In PAHANG, the state Disaster Management Committee Secretariat knowledgeable that Bera has absolutely recovered from the floods with the closure of the final aid centre on Wednesday (Dec 29) afternoon after 32 evacuees have been allowed to return dwelling.

Five districts particularly Bentong, Temerloh, Maran, Kuantan and Pekan are nonetheless affected.

Meanwhile, the Social Welfare Department (JKM) Info Bencana utility reported that 6,351 victims are nonetheless at 48 aid centres on Wednesday night, down from 7,319 at midday.

According to the Malaysian Meteorological Department rain is predicted in a number of locations tonight in Kuantan and Pekan, whereas in different flood-affected districts, the climate is beneficial.

In KELANTAN, the number of flood victims additionally recorded a drop as of 5pm on Wednesday, with 42 victims from eight households in comparison with 54 from 15 households being housed at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tok Deh in Pasir Mas, in the afternoon.

Meanwhile, the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) by https://publicinfobanjir.water.gov.my, reported that no main rivers in the state have been on the hazard degree.

In SELANGOR, in line with the JKM Info Bencana utility 2,285 victims are nonetheless looking for shelter at 13 aid centres as of 5.30pm on Wednesday.

The National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) in an announcement on Wednesday stated the Selangor Disaster Management Committee and the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) have been instructed to establish the very best answer to accommodate residents who have to vacate their homes attributable to landslides and unsafe circumstances.

In NEGRI SEMBILAN, in line with the newest JKM Info Bencana information, the number of flood victims being housed at two aid centres in Jelebu, has dropped to 29 folks from 9 households this night as in comparison with 36 from 12 households on Wednesday afternoon.

In MELAKA, the number of evacuees stays unchanged at 26 folks from eight households as of 4pm on Wednesday and they’re at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Penghulu Benteng, Jasin aid centre. – Bernama

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