Overall Green alert Flood
in Malaysia

Flood impact summary

This flood is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID: 1101238
Deaths: 0
Displaced: 14216
Region: Johor, Melaka, Selangor, Sabah, Pahang, Negeri Sembilan
Countries: Malaysia
From - To 01 Jan - 03 Jan
Known identifiers for this event:

GDACS Score

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Impact Assessement as of 03-01-2022

SENDAI Indicator B N Country Location Info
displaced 3966 Malaysia Johor
displaced 2617 Malaysia Melaka
displaced 40 Malaysia Selangor
displaced 3329 Malaysia Sabah
displaced 2289 Malaysia Pahang
displaced 1975 Malaysia Negeri Sembilan

Satellite Observation

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Timeline of revisions

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorPopulation affectedStart DateEnd DateSource
1 0 deaths and 14216 displaced 01 Jan 2022 03 Jan 2022 FloodList

Flood polygons

This polygon (translucent blue with a blue border) is drawn by the analysts recording the flood event. It is meant to include all the areas reported as affected, by official source or the media. It does not represent the area actually under water.

Microwave flood detection

Flooded area, as detected in microwaves by the Global Flood Detection System of the JRC, based on NASA TRMM/GPM observations. This system has a rather low resolution (of 5-10km) but is not affected by clouds.
For more details, see http://www.unisdr.org/files/9622_LBNA23303ENC002.pdf.
The areas with a flood signal along the coast are an artefact of the system and should not be considered.

Optical Flood detection

Flooded area as detected in optical wavelengths by NASA/MODIS, known as "MODIS Flood Product". Data are made available by NASA GSFC Flood Mapping Project, http://oas.gsfc.nasa.gov/floodmap/index.html. Resolution of 250m, heavily affected by cloud cover.