A total of 381 residents in the Larut, Matang and Selama districts in Perak have been evacuated to five flood relief centres as of 7:00 am today (November 12th), following heavy rain.
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According to BERNAMA, the Perak Fire and Rescue Department said the flood evacuees, which include 90 people from Kampung Sungai Ara, as well as 215 people from Kampung Pantai Sebar and Kampung Jemerang Star, were sent to Dewan Orang Ramai Pantai Besar and Sekolah Kebangsaan Pantai Besar - both locations being used as temporary relief centres.
The evacuees also included 44 people from Kampung Changkat Baru, Matang, who were given temporary shelter at Sekolah Rendah Agama Rakyat Ngah Ibrahim Al Barakah, and 32 residents of Kampung Air Kuning, who were accommodated at the community village hall.
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It’s understood that the rain has stopped and the floodwater has receded, but the evacuees will take time to clean their houses before going home.
We hope that everyone is okay!
By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat