Close to 8,000 in Sarawak flood relief centres

Source: The Malaysian Insider

The number of flood victims in Sarawak has risen to 7,931 comprising 2,033 families, compared to 5,769 from 1,527 families, last night.

Sarawak Civil Defence officer Siti Huzaimah Ibrahim said the number of relief centres also been increased to 47, from 31 yesterday.

As of 6am today, the Kuching Division has opened 24 relief centres in Kuching district compared to eight last night, and nine in Bau district.

Seven relief centres remained open in Serian district and one in Padawan district, while six remained open in Kota Samarahan district.

Siti Huzaimah said weather had improved as of this morning, compared to the last three days. – Bernama, February 22, 2016.


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