Sarawak flood situation worsens, eight primary schools closed


MIRI, Feb 27 ― The number of flood victims in Limbang, Sarawak as at 8am today is 415 comprising 136 families.

Yesterday, 243 people from 79 families were evacuated to Dewan Masyarakat Mendamit in Nanga Mendamit.

Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee secretariat, Civil Defence Force Major Ismail Mahedin in a statement today said the flood victims were from Rumah Panjang Asan, Kampung Semena and Kampung Hujung Jalan.

He said eight primary schools in Limbang and Miri had to be closed, affecting 710 pupils. ― Bernama

Source: Malay Mail

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