Last of Johor flood victims allowed to return home as water recedes


JOHOR BARU: All flood victims in the two remaining affected districts in Johor have been allowed to return home.

State health and environment committee chairman R. Vidyananthan said that all temporary relief centres in Johor have been closed as the water at affected areas has receded.

"As of 3pm on Sunday (Jan 17), the two remaining temporary relief centres in Batu Pahat and Segamat have been closed.

"All 93 victims from 23 families in the two districts have also been allowed to return home," he said in a statement here on Sunday (Jan 17).

Vidyananthan however noted that the Jalan Kota Tinggi - Kluang road in Kluang still remained closed as of 3pm on Sunday.

He said that the road was closed due to a landslide caused by the flood in the area.

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