Floods: 10 things you need to do during a post-flood clean-up

A man salvaging items from his house after it was affected by floodwaters in Shah Alam, Selangor. All electrical appliances must be completely dry before reusing them. If unsure, get them checked by a certified electrician. Photos: Arif Kartono/AFP

The recent massive flooding in the country, especially in Selangor, caught many people off-guard and with that, almost no time to safeguard their home and possessions.

As of Dec 22, there are over 72,000 displaced flood victims across the country, with the worst hit being Pahang and Selangor.

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