Main Page  I  Northern  I  South  I  East  I  Central  I Sabah & Sarawak  I  Versi B. Melayu  I  BERNAMA.COM
 
 

NADMA: Kampung Tanah Puteh residents should stay put at flood relief centre


Last Update: 09/11/2019




KOTA BHARU, Nov 9 -- Forty-one flood-affected villagers of Kampung Tanah Puteh in Gua Musang who returned home yesterday after taking shelter at the Etnobotani temporary relief centre, should actually stay at the centre until the end of the northeast monsoon, to avoid falling victim once again to flash floods.

This was the advice of National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) deputy director-general (post-flood operations sector) Mohamed Zahari Razali, when contacted by Bernama today.

He explained that although arrangements were being made by the authorities to relocate the residents to a new permanent location, NADMA encouraged the villagers to live at the temporary relief centre for the time being as such arrangements would take some time to materialise.

On matters concerning security, facilities, and food and drink required at the relief centre over a longer-term period, Mohamed Zahari said NADMA would be engaging in discussions with the relevant authorities.

He said among the causes of the recent flash floods in the area, were the low-lying position of the village, its proximity to construction sites, and narrow drainage.

-- BERNAMA


 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
   
 

Throwing caution to the wind over cockles

 
     

12 packages of Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah to be completed by June 2022

 
     

Port Dickson MP holds Deepavali Open House on Friday

 
     

Shafie aims for Sabah's oil royalty claims to be settled by next year

 
     
 
     
 

.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

 
     
     
   
   
     
     
     
   
     
   
     
 

 
© 2019 BERNAMA. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer | Privacy Policy| Security Policy
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form except with the prior
written permission of BERNAMA. Best viewed in Firefox 35.0.1 & Internet Explorer 8.0 with 1024 x 768 resolution