Floods: Over 500 evacuees still in relief centres in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: More than 500 people remained in the various relief centres following floods in five districts in Sabah on Thursday (Feb 2).

According to the state Civil Defence Department, the evacuees totalling 523 people from Paitan, Lahad Datu, Telupid, Beluran and Beaufort are taking shelter at the 10 temporary relief centres in these districts.

Telupid has the highest number of evacuees at 207 people followed by 145 in Beaufort, 79 in Paitan, 47 in Beluran and 45 in Lahad Datu.

This is the information provided as of 4pm.

The overall number of evacuees was going down but Beaufort seemed to be on an upward trend.

Sabah had been hit by floods since over a week ago, with the number of evacuees exceeding 10,000 people during its peak over the weekend.

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