Over 1,600 displaced by floods in three Sabah districts


KOTA KINABALU: A total of 1,680 people has been displaced following floods in various districts in Sabah.

The villagers from Kudat, Kota Marudu and Pitas were placed in the various temporary shelters opened up since Monday (Jan 11).

According to the state Civil Defence Department, these victims comprising 507 families are from the 90 villages affected.

The department informed that there are also floods in the Beaufort and Tongod districts but no temporary shelters have been set up yet as no one is displaced as of now.

However, preparations have been made to house affected victims when the need arises.

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