Flooding, landslides, and storms in peninsular Malaysia

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Flood, Landslide

IMPACTS: As of 27 Dec 2023, 1900 HRS UTC+7, Agensi Pengurusan Bencana (NADMA) Malaysia reported flooding and in 17 districts in the states of Johor, Kelantan, Pahang, Sabah, and Terengganu with a total of 2 persons dead and 7,975 families/ 25,676 persons displaced in 133 evacuation centres. In addition, a total of 17 families / 87 people remain displaced due to a landslide at Cameron Highlands (Pahang) since week 41 of 2023. According to Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR) as of 27 Dec 2023, a total 82 roads affected by flooding, 10 roads are affected by slope landslides, 2 roads collapsed, and 2 bridges were damaged.
RESPONSE: The Special Malaysian Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (SMART) facilitated the evacuation of affected communities who are now being served in evacuation centres. The Ketua Pengarah Bomba (KP BOMBA) provided air assistance through the service of three helicopter to deliver relief support and transport victims with urgent medical needs. Continuous monitoring and provision of regular updates and advisories are being conducted by the Jabatan Meteorologi Malaysia (JMM) and NADMA.

Source: Reliefweb. 27 Dec 2023. Flooding, landslides, and storms in peninsular Malaysia and southern Thailand Flash Update #1 https://reliefweb.int/report/thailand/flooding-landslides-and-storms-peninsular-malaysia-and-southern-thailand-flash-update-1-wednesday-27-december-2023-2030-hrs-utc-7