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Pahang flood evacuees up to 426; no change in Johor

January 9, 2018 8:38 AM
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In Pahang, 426 evacuees were housed at eight relief centres in the afternoon compared to 379 in the morning. — Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 — Pahang saw an increase in the number of flood evacuees this afternoon while the number remained unchanged in Johor.

In Pahang, 426 evacuees were housed at eight relief centres in the afternoon compared to 379 in the morning.

Pahang Civil Defence Force director Col Zainal Yusof said Pekan had 281 people at five relief centres, namely Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Temai (122 people), Kampung Pulau Manis relief centre (75), Kampung Tanjung Pulai community hall (39), SK Acheh (34) and Kampung Tebat community hall (11),

In Raub, 107 victims were stationed at the Semai Bakti hall of Felda Tersang 2 (43) and Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob hall (64), he said.

All the 51 victims at SK Chegar Perah in Lipis were allowed to return home.

In Johor, the 17 evacuees are housed at two relief centres in Segamat.

State Health, Environment, Education and Information Committee chairman Datuk Ayub Rahmat said seven evacuees from two families were at the Kuala Paya Religious School and 10 evacuees from four families at Sekolah Kebangsaan Balai Badang.

According to him, the evacuees were residents of Kampung Balai Badang and Kampung Kuala Paya in Mukim Buloh Kasap.

Source: themalaymailonline.com

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