PM Ismail tries to restore credibility as floods wreak havoc in Malaysia

Rescue officials evacuating people in a boat in Shah Alam on Dec 20, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
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KUALA LUMPUR - The floods wreaking havoc in Malaysia are fast shaping up to be one of the deadliest natural disasters in the country in decades.

They have cast the spotlight on both the good and the bad in Malaysia; the sheer determination and courage of victims, first responders and civil groups on one hand and serious shortcomings of the government in handling the crisis on the other.

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