Over 10,000 Baram folks cut off by floods


  • Nation
  • Monday, 27 Feb 2017

Ngau (third from left) with the flood victims in one of the long houses.

MIRI: More than 10,000 people from at least 15 longhouses as well as students from a school in the interior Baram district in northern Sarawak have been cut off due to floods.

Over the past 24 hours, heavy rains have inundated these populated settlements, resulting in metre-deep waters.

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