Floods: 13,552 families housed at 264 relief centres in Johor


JOHOR BARU: A total of 1,882 flood victims have been rescued from their homes and relocated to temporary relief centres (PPS), bringing the total number of flood evacuees in Johor to 46,742 people.

The state Disaster Management Committee said that as of noon on Sunday (March 5), a total of 13,552 families had been placed at 264 PPS in 10 districts in Johor.

“Another four new PPS have been opened within the past four hours, namely SMK Yong Peng, Sekolah Agama Parit Sulong, Parit Jambul Laut, and Parit Sempadan Laut, all in Batu Pahat.

“Batu Pahat continues to be affected by the flood, with the number of victims increasing to 15,915 people, followed by Segamat (13,319) and Kluang (5,270),” it said in a statement here.

The other affected districts are Muar (4,103), Kota Tinggi (3,249), Tangkak (3,007), Mersing (975), Johor Baru (511), Pontian (330), and Kulai (63).

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