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Malaysia, Flooding in Sarawak State

06:00 Jul 1 2020 Sarawak State, Malaysia

Description
Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall is forecast over eastern Malaysia, with locally very heavy rainfall over southern Sabah State and the neighbouring northern Sarawak State.
Floods have also been reported since 29 June in the neighbouring state of Sarawak, where heavy rain has hit remote areas in the districts of Baram, Marudi, Long Lama, Lawas and Limbang. According to Barama Peoples action committee 1,000 people in the rural Long Panai settlement are isolated.

The Government of Malaysia, through the Civil Defence Department, the Fire Department and local authorities have organized the relocation of people in the most affected districts and have set up 15 temporary shelters in five of those districts (Tenom, Kota Belud, Papar, Beaufort and Penampang).
Additional Data
Country: Malaysia
Affected Area / Region: Sarawak State, Malaysia

Casualties

Affected Families: 200
Affected Persons: 1000
Displaced Persons: 1000
Evacuation Centre: 15

Damages


Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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