Wednesday, May 27

2 evacuation centres for flood victims open in Limbang

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Azman (standing third right) and other Bomba personnel in a photo call with evacuees at the SK Menuang Evacuation Centre.

LIMBANG: Two evacuation centres were opened in Limbang District at Ukong Community Hall and at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Menuang yesterday.

Fire and Rescue Department Bomba Limbang Zone Chief Edmund Dmahai Emboh said 96 flood victims from 29 families are still at the Ukong Community Hall (18 families) and SK Menuang (11 families). Among the Bomba personnel present at the relief centres to assist in evacuation was Assistant Superintendent Azman Ibrahim

“The evacuation centre at Medamit Community Hall was closed this afternoon and the flood victims were allowed to return home as flood water began receding,” he said yesterday.

He said several areas in Batu Danau were also flooded while roads leading to Kampung Telahak, Ulak and Binjai cut off.

Edmund added Bomba personnel also carried out the Post-Incident One-Stop Centre Programme to help residents clean up Kampung Sungai Poyan hall which was flooded last Monday.

In Sundar, Lawas no evacuation centre was opened and monitoring conducted showed that the flood water level had receded.