Two temporary flood relief centres in Johor closed, victims return home


JOHOR BARU: Johor has closed its two temporary flood relief centres with 565 victims returning to their respective homes following good weather.

The State Disaster Management Committee said the two temporary flood relief centres, Dewan Muafakat Kampung Cahaya Baru and SK Bukit Mutiara, have ceased operation as of 12pm on Saturday (Dec 2).

"All 565 victims from 150 families have been allowed to return to their homes after flood waters receded," it said in a statement here.

The committee added that the victims were from Kampung Paya Kenangan, Kampung Pasir Tebrau, Kampung Kangkar Tebrau, Kampung Sentosa Damai and Kampung Sentosa Barat.

It also said that based on a weather report from the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia), there would be no thunderstorms happening in Johor on Saturday.

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