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Flood: More People Evacuated In Melaka

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MELAKA – The number of flood victims at the six evacuation centres in Jasin and Alor gajah increased to  264 people as at 8 am today, from 246 people last night.

State Disaster Management Committee Secretariat head Lt Col (PA) Effendy Ali said the Jasin recorded the highest flood victims, totalling 177 people from 43 families, while in Alor Gajah, there were 87 flood victims from 20 families.

In Jasin, 102 of the flood victims (from 25 families) are being given shelter at Sekolah Kebangsaan Tehel, while others are at Seri Mendapat Community Hall (40 people from nine families) and the  Air Tawar Community Hall (35 people from nine families).

The flood victims in Alor Gajah comprised 19 people from five families at the Kampung Seri Jeram Community Hall , Tadika JAIM Kampung Pulau (20 people from five families) and SK Belimbing Dalam (48 people from 10 families), he said in a statement today. – BERNAMA

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