Number of flood evacuees in Kedah drops to 408

ALOR SETAR: The number of flood evacuees in Kedah dropped to 408 people from 136 families as of 8am on Sunday (Oct 1), compared with 437 people involving 147 families last night.

Kedah Civil Defence Force disaster management secretariat chief Major (PA) Muhammad Suhaimi Mohd Zain said all the victims were placed at three relief centres in the Kota Setar district.

"The three relief centres still operating in Kota Setar are SK Taman Aman, which houses 274 victims from 93 families; SK Seri Gunung (91 people from 29 families); and SMK Alor Merah (43 victims from 14 families).

"If the weather remains favourable, all evacuees may be allowed to return home today,” he said in a statement today. - Bernama

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Kedah , flood , relief centres , Kota Setar , APM , evacuees


Next In Nation

No new Covid-19 variants in Malaysia, says Dr Zaliha
My daughter keeps asking for Daddy, says Syed Muhammad Danial's widow
Freeze on foreign workers' quota still active, says Sivakumar
Multiracial 2,000-singer gathering in Kuching sets Christmas carol record
Govt to meet with Meta over WhatsApp account hijackings
Sabah to get immediate RM3mil allocation, says Anwar
Verify online offers to avoid becoming job scam victims, says DPM Fadillah
Education Ministry officer transferred for barring two Tamil songs at language carnival
PM arrives in Labuan for half-day working visit
Govt ready to consider new terminal for KKIA, says Anwar

Others Also Read