Floods: Situation improves, number of evacuees drops below 5,000

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 26 Jan 2023

JOHOR BARU: Good weather in Johor has helped reduce the number of evacuees at temporary flood relief centres in seven affected districts to below 5,000.

The state disaster management committee said as of 8pm on Thursday (Jan 26), 4,575 people were seeking shelters at 48 relief centres.

“Mersing now has the highest number of flood victims with 1,589 people followed by Kluang (1,173), Kota Tinggi (857), Segamat (490), Batu Pahat (327), Muar (121), and Pontian (18).

“Some 19 temporary relief centres in Segamat, Kluang and Muar have ceased operations,” it added.

Earlier, the number of evacuees in Johor stood at 5,111 people.

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