KUCHING – The number of flood victims in the Kuching and Bau districts increased this afternoon to 645 from 147 families compared to 560 from 125 families.
According to Sarawak Department of Civil Defence public relations officer, Siti Huzaimah Ibrahim, another flood evacuation centre was opened in the Kuching district at 12.30 pm today, at the Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan (SRK) Sejijak for 51 people from 16 families from Kampung Sejijak.
She said 469 flood victims from 103 families were still staying at the Taman Malihhah Multi-Purpose Hall, while 28 from seven families were still at the Sinaran Lumut Multi-Purpose Hall in Kampung Sungai Lumut, Kuching.
“At the same time, 64 people from 15 families are still at the Kampung Pangkalan Bau Multi-Purpose Hall while another 33 from six families are at the Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Siniawan. – BERNAMA