Malaysia – Floods (DG ECHO, IFRC, Government of Malaysia) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 December 2019)

  • Floods continue to affect Johor, Melaka, Pahang, Kelantan, Terengganu, Sabah and Sarawak states.

  • In Johor, 9,151 evacuees are temporarily housed in relief centres and cooking fuel compromised in remote areas by the floods. The Johor government has allocated RM 1.1million to help those affected. The federal government has also approved RM 500,000.

  • A severe weather warning is in place for heavy rain in Rompin, Pahang, and Segamat, Kluang, Mersing, Kulai and Kota Tinggi in Johor. Heavy rains are also expected in parts of Melaka, Johor and Negeri Sembilan.