Flood victims in Pahang, Johor drop

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of flood victims in Pahang and Johor recorded a drop but the figure remained unchanged in Terengganu and Kedah.

Until yesterday afternoon, there were 2,369 flood evacuees, down from 2,866 earlier in the morning.

In Pahang, the state Disaster Management Committee said the four temporary relief centres in Pekan were closed, with all 119 victims allowed to return home.

The number of victims in Kuantan also went down, from 2,678 placed in 16 relief centres to 2,188 victims in 13 relief centres.

In Johor, as of 4pm yesterday, 26 victims from nine families were still seeking shelter at Balai Raya Kampung Seberang Batu Badak, compared to 33 victims in the morning.

In Kedah, the Kulim Disaster Management Committee secretariat said as of 2pm yesterday, the number of flood victims placed at SM Agama Madrasah Insaniah Jangkang remained at 18 people.

In Terengganu, the number of flood victims in Kemaman also remained the same, with 18 people placed at SK Lembah Jabor.

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