Malaysia

Malaysia - Floods (DG ECHO, IFRC, governments, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 December 2019)

  • Floods have affected Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu states, displacing up to 15,000 people primarily in Kelantan and Terengganu.
  • In Sabah, the number of evacuated people from villages in Beaufort and Membakut districts has increased to 377. As of 11 December, they are staying at temporary evacuation centres. The water level still exceeds dangerous levels.
  • Local media reported that Kota Baru, Kelantan has fully recovered from the flood. All 100 temporary relief centres were closed on 9 December. According to Kelantan's Social Welfare Department, the most affected villages were Kampung 6, Kampung 4, Loboh and Mangkulasing.
  • The Malaysian Meteorological Department issued weather warnings on 10 December for Pahang, Johor, Sabah, Sarawak.