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Number of flood victims in Selangor and Malacca rises

Published on Nov 10, 2012 11:54 AM
 
Mr Ali Adnan, 60, and his wife Surati Ibrahim, 64, hanging some of their household items out to dry after floodwaters receded at their house in Kampung Parit Gantong, Batu Pahat, on Nov 8, 2012. In Johor, the portal stated that the number of victims stood at 439 with six evacuation centres being opened in Batu Pahat. The number of flood victims in Selangor and Malacca staying at relief centres on Saturday morning rose to 1,014 compared with 996 on Friday night. -- PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The number of flood victims in Selangor and Malacca staying at relief centres on Saturday morning rose to 1,014 compared with 996 on Friday night.

According to the National Security Council's flood portal, Selangor showed a rise in the number of flood victims from 878 last night to 938 as of 10.48am, Bernama news agency reported.

The victims comprised 247 families who were staying at four relief centres in Kuala Langat and one each in Sepang and Kuala Selangor.

In Malacca, the number of flood victims rose to 76 compared with 61 on Friday. However, only one relief centre was open in Jasin where 15 families had been evacuated.

 
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