Selangor Journal
The flood situation that occurred at Kampong Harmoni Ijok on November 20, 2020.

Four flood relief centres remain open, drop in number of victims

By Norrasyidah Arshad

SHAH ALAM, Nov 22 — Four temporary relief centres (PPS) in Kuala Selangor and Sepang are still open and providing shelter to 133 flood victims from 72 families.

The State Disaster Management Unit (UPBN) said that the centres include the Dewan Majlis Daerah Kuala Selangor Seri Coalfield 2 which, shelter 26 victims from nine families.

This is followed by the Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Parit Mahang with 52 victims, 51 families, SK Ijok (38 victims, nine families) and Sekolah Rendah Labu Lanjut in Sepang (17 victims, three families).

“UPBN and the Smart Selangor Command Centre will continue to monitor and conduct follow-ups on the incident (flood) as well as provide the latest information from time to time,” said the agency.

Meanwhile, Kuala Selangor district officer Mohd Faizal Abdul Raji said the water level in all the affected areas has not receded, but the number of victims has decreased.

“The situation as of 11am today shows that the water level is still (at) static and heavy rain (recorded) in the morning. The number of victims decreased to 133 compared to 137 yesterday,” he said.

Mohd Faizal said all facilities used as relief centres to shelter the flood victims were sanitised by firemen (Bomba) to curb the spread of Covid-19.

“Victims are also given a disaster kit as well as provided with water that is clean and safe to use,” he said.

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