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Danger of ‘natural calamity’ misnomer

2022-01-05T02:05+0100thesundaily (en)

DAY after day, we are shocked by the variety of natural threats, including the extreme hot weather that we experienced early last year until around September due to the unusual heat wave phenomenon, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recording the highest sea level temperature in 142 years.

Malaysia floods: Focus your energy on relief efforts rather than threatening reporters, Muda tells authorities

2022-01-04T11:11+0100themalaymailonline (en)

Search and rescue personnel help evacuate flood victims in Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam December 20, 2021. — Picture by Hari Anggara. KUALA LUMPUR, January 4 – The Malaysia United Democratic Alliance (Muda) has called upon the authorities not to investigate Free Malaysia Today (FMT) reporter Sean Augustin for his article on the flooding in Selangor.

Malaysia floods: Focus your energy on relief efforts rather than threatening reporters, Muda tells authorities

2022-01-04T11:11+0100malaymail (en)

Search and rescue personnel help evacuate flood victims in Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam December 20, 2021. — Picture by Hari Anggara. KUALA LUMPUR, January 4 – The Malaysia United Democratic Alliance (Muda) has called upon the authorities not to investigate Free Malaysia Today (FMT) reporter Sean Augustin for his article on the flooding in Selangor.

Bukit Aman to question FMT journalist over report on Armed Forces’ response to flood emergency

2022-01-04T08:07+0100malaymail (en)

A general view of Bukit Aman police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur December 1, 2020. — Picture by Hari Anggara. KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — Bukit Aman has summoned a reporter from news site Free Malaysia Today (FMT) to give his statement on a story he wrote about the December flood emergency.

Bukit Aman to question FMT journalist over report on Armed Forces’ response to flood emergency

2022-01-04T07:58+0100themalaymailonline (en)

A general view of Bukit Aman police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur December 1, 2020. — Picture by Hari Anggara. KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — Bukit Aman has summoned a reporter from news site Free Malaysia Today (FMT) to give his statement on a story he wrote about the December flood emergency.

Environment ‘needs better protection’

2022-01-04T00:37+0100thestar-my (en)

PETALING JAYA: Environmentalists are calling for amendments to existing forestry laws, claiming that logging was behind the massive landslides and floods that hit the country last month. Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam (Peka) Malaysia president Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil said the....

KKMM suggests building higher platforms at 1,000 telecommunication towers hit by floods

2022-01-02T23:36+0100bernama (en)

KOTA BHARU, Jan 2 -- The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has suggested building higher platforms of around three metres (10 feet) at 1,000 telecommunication towers affected by the recent floods. Its minister, Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the move was so that damage to the telecommunication....

Communications Ministry suggests building higher platforms at 1,000 telco towers hit by floods

2022-01-02T15:52+0100themalaymailonline (en)

Communications and Multimedia Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa deliver a speech in Petaling Jaya December 7, 2021. — Bernama pic. KOTA BARU, Jan 2 — The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has suggested building higher platforms of around three metres at 1,000 telecommunication towers affected by the recent floods.

Communications Ministry suggests building higher platforms at 1,000 telco towers hit by floods

2022-01-02T15:33+0100malaymail (en)

Communications and Multimedia Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa deliver a speech in Petaling Jaya December 7, 2021. — Bernama pic. KOTA BARU, Jan 2 — The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has suggested building higher platforms of around three metres at 1,000 telecommunication towers affected by the recent floods.

Build higher platforms at 1,000 telecom towers hit by floods - KKMM

2022-01-02T15:13+0100thesundaily (en)

KOTA BAHRU : The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has suggested building higher platforms of around three metres (10 feet) at 1,000 telecommunication towers affected by the recent floods. Its minister, Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the move was so that damage to the telecommunication towers....

Two districts in Sabah Telupid and Sandakan are the latest to be hit by the floods, after Kota Marudu, Paitan and Beluran.

2022-01-02T13:55+0100saudigazette (en)

KUALA LUMPUR — Continuous heavy rain has resulted in floods in several low-lying areas in seven Malaysia n states, with more people being evacuated to relief centers (PPS) on Sunday morning. Two districts in Sabah — Telupid and Sandakan — are the latest to be hit by the floods, after Kota Marudu, Paitan and Beluran.

Iranian community in Malaysia helps flood victims

2022-01-01T09:32+0100mehrnews-en (en)

TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – In solidarity with the Malaysia n flood victims, the Iranian community in Malaysia have come together to contribute relief supplies to help alleviate their burden. As Malaysia was hit by floods recently, the local Iranian community stepped forward with heartfelt contributions....

Egypt's president extends condolences to flood victims in Malaysia

2021-12-31T10:27+0100bernama (en)

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31 -- Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has extended his condolences to families and victims of the recent floods in Malaysia . In his letter to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the....

Develop flood mitigation masterplan

2021-12-31T01:25+0100thesundaily (en)

BOTH the federal and respective state governments should work together to come up with a masterplan to tackle the flood problem plaguing the affected areas. As highlighted on social media and print media, Nurul Izzah (MP for Permatang Pauh) had raised the issue of flood preparedness in Parliament in July.

Fire and Rescue Dept identifies 272 flood hotspots in Malaysia, says D-G

2021-12-30T20:38+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A bolt of lightning is seen at Morib beach in Banting, December 30, 2021. The Malaysia n Fire and Rescue Department today identified 272 flood hotspots nationwide, according to its director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid. — Bernama pic. PUTRAJAYA, Dec 30 — The Malaysian Fire and Rescue....

Fire and Rescue Dept identifies 272 flood hotspots in Malaysia, says D-G

2021-12-30T16:44+0100malaymail (en)

A bolt of lightning is seen at Morib beach in Banting, December 30, 2021. The Malaysia n Fire and Rescue Department today identified 272 flood hotspots nationwide, according to its director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid. — Bernama pic. PUTRAJAYA, Dec 30 — The Malaysian Fire and Rescue....

Fire and Rescue Dept identifies 272 flood hotspots in Malaysia, says D-G

2021-12-30T16:39+0100themalaymailonline (en)

A bolt of lightning is seen at Morib beach in Banting, December 30, 2021. The Malaysia n Fire and Rescue Department today identified 272 flood hotspots nationwide, according to its director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid. — Bernama pic. PUTRAJAYA, Dec 30 — The Malaysian Fire and Rescue....

Once seen as best prepared to weather a natural disaster, why did Selangor fail to cope with recent floods? Experts weigh in

2021-12-30T03:07+0100themalaymailonline (en)

Forty-four kilometres north, in Taman Sri Muda in Shah Alam, Raynugadewi Subramaniam, who prefers to be called Raynu, wondered the same thing. Like Derismawa, she said she was completely blindsided by the floods. Unlike Kampung Tengah, her neighborhood is prone to slight flooding every time it rains heavily, which she termed as “not that bad”.

Once seen as best prepared to weather a natural disaster, why did Selangor fail to cope with recent floods? Experts weigh in

2021-12-30T02:54+0100malaymail (en)

Forty-four kilometres north, in Taman Sri Muda in Shah Alam, Raynugadewi Subramaniam, who prefers to be called Raynu, wondered the same thing. Like Derismawa, she said she was completely blindsided by the floods. Unlike Kampung Tengah, her neighborhood is prone to slight flooding every time it rains heavily, which she termed as “not that bad”.

Disastrous year-end

2021-12-29T19:09+0100JakartaPost (en)

As we remember those who perished in the Boxing Day tsunami that devastated Aceh and affected neighboring countries near and far 17 years ago, Southeast Asia once again is marking the year-end in grief. Super Typhoon Rai, locally known as Odette, has claimed nearly 400 lives and displaced close to 1....

Lessons learnt from Dec 18 floods

2021-12-29T05:30+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

One of the residents Saiful Bahari Mohd Bahsari, 36, a postman, told Bernama this was the first time he had experienced such severe flooding which left his house in such a bad shape that he was at a loss as to how to go about cleaning it. “The whole housing area has become very dusty (after the....

Lessons learnt from Dec 18 floods

2021-12-29T04:18+0100themalaymailonline (en)

One of the residents Saiful Bahari Mohd Bahsari, 36, a postman, told Bernama this was the first time he had experienced such severe flooding which left his house in such a bad shape that he was at a loss as to how to go about cleaning it. “The whole housing area has become very dusty (after the....

Lessons learned from Dec 18 floods

2021-12-29T03:32+0100thesundaily (en)

KUALA LUMPUR : Exactly a week after the sudden and massive flooding on Dec 18, Taman Sri Nanding in Hulu Langat district – located about 20 kilometres from here – looked like it had been battered by a tsunami. In front of each house, garbage and household items and furniture ruined by the floodwaters were piled up – some as high as a car.

Lessons learnt from Dec 18 floods

2021-12-29T03:18+0100malaymail (en)

One of the residents Saiful Bahari Mohd Bahsari, 36, a postman, told Bernama this was the first time he had experienced such severe flooding which left his house in such a bad shape that he was at a loss as to how to go about cleaning it. “The whole housing area has become very dusty (after the....

Don: Constant monitoring key to curbing landslides

2021-12-28T02:14+0100thestar-my (en)

GEORGE TOWN: Good monitoring and management actions are key to curbing landslides and erosion along hilly stretches, says a university professor. Prof Dr Fauziah Ahmad from Universiti Sains Malaysia School of Civil Engineering said that while some incidents were natural disasters or due to climate....

Malaysian floods death toll rises to 46

2021-12-27T09:57+0100terradaily (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 46 Saturday, with five people still missing, officials said, as work crews continued a massive clean-up on Christmas day. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

Death toll from Malaysia floods climbs as clean-up efforts continue

2021-12-25T18:12+0100trtworld (en)

The Southeast Asian nation is hit by floods annually during the monsoon season from November to February. (AFP) The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years has risen to 46, with five people still missing, as work crews continue a massive clean-up.

Malaysian Floods Death Toll Rises to 46

2021-12-25T16:07+0100kualalumpurtimes (en)

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 46 Saturday, with five people still missing, officials said, as work crews continued a massive cleanup on Christmas Day. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting off....

Malaysia: 46 dead after worst flooding in country in years

2021-12-25T14:17+0100california18 (en)

The government’s handling of the disaster has been widely criticized, with the Malaysia n prime minister himself acknowledging “weaknesses” but promising progress in the future. The flood toll in Malaysia, the worst in several years, rose to 46 dead on Saturday, with five more people still missing,....

Malaysia Flood Deaths Rise To 46, Work Crews Continue Massive Clean-Up

2021-12-25T13:27+0100ndtvnews (en)

Kuala Lumpur: The deaths from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 46 Saturday, with five people still missing, officials said, as work crews continued a massive clean-up on Christmas day. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads,....

Devastante inondazione in Malesia: almeno 46 morti e migliaia di evacuati

2021-12-25T13:27+0100zazoom-it (it)

Devastante inondazione in Malesia | almeno 46 morti e migliaia di evacuati Devastante inondazioni in Malesia: almeno 46 morti, decine di migliaia di evacuati. Le forti piogge ... Devastante inondazione in Malesia: almeno 46 morti e migliaia di evacuati (Di sabato 25 dicembre 2021) Devastante....

Devastante inondazione in Malesia: almeno 46 morti e migliaia di evacuati

2021-12-25T13:23+0100periodicodaily (it)

Devastante inondazioni in Malesia: almeno 46 morti, decine di migliaia di evacuati. Le forti piogge torrenziali, cadute soprattutto tra venerdì e sabato scorso sono state descritte come le più intense degli ultimi 100 anni. Devastante inondazione si è aggravato il bilancio delle vittime delle....

Malaysian floods death toll rises to 46

2021-12-25T12:32+0100dhakatribune (en)

A man salvages items from his house after it was submerged in floodwaters in Shah Alam, Selangor, on Dec 21, 2021, as Malaysia faces massive floods AFP. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

Malaysian Floods Death Toll Rises to 46

2021-12-25T12:01+0100voanews (en)

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA — The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 46 Saturday, with five people still missing, officials said, as work crews continued a massive cleanup on Christmas Day. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting off....

Malaysian floods death toll rises to 46

2021-12-25T12:00+0100channelnewsasia (en)

KUALA LUMPUR: The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 46 on Saturday (Dec 25), with five people still missing, officials said, as work crews continued a massive clean-up on Christmas Day. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting....

Death Toll from Malaysia's Worst Floods in Years Rises to 46; 5 Still Missing

2021-12-25T11:59+0100news18 (en)

Partially submerged cars are seen on a flooded road in Shah Alam, Malaysia December 18, 2021, in still image obtained from social media video. Courtesy of Ashraf Noor Azam/via REUTERS. About 54,532 people were still in more than 300 evacuation centres across seven states and 68 roads remained closed due to flooding.

Malaysian floods death toll rises to 46

2021-12-25T10:55+0100brecorder (en)

KUALA LUMPUR: The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 46 Saturday, with five people still missing, officials said, as work crews continued a massive clean-up on Christmas day. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major....

Malaysian Floods Death Toll Rises To 46

2021-12-25T10:53+0100barrons (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 46 Saturday, with five people still missing, officials said, as work crews continued a massive clean-up on Christmas day. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

PKR calls for special parliamentary sitting to discuss devastating flood

2021-12-24T09:34+0100malaymail (en)

A man uses a boat to rescue people after persistent rainfall caused massive floods in Shah Alam, December 19, 2021. ― Picture by Shafwan Zaidon. KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 — PKR today called for a special parliamentary sitting to discuss and review the government’s preparedness in dealing with a natural....

Kelantan ready to face bigger floods, says MB

2021-12-24T09:34+0100malaymail (en)

File picture of men shovelling mud from and cleaning the entrance of a shop in Kota Baru as flood levels begin to subside in Kelantan, December 30, 2014. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa. KOTA BARU, Dec 24 — The Kelantan government is prepared to face the eventuality of a bigger flood in the state, said Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob.

PKR calls for special parliamentary sitting to discuss devastating flood

2021-12-24T09:22+0100themalaymailonline (en)

A man uses a boat to rescue people after persistent rainfall caused massive floods in Shah Alam, December 19, 2021. ― Picture by Shafwan Zaidon. KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 — PKR today called for a special parliamentary sitting to discuss and review the government’s preparedness in dealing with a natural....

Kelantan ready to face bigger floods, says MB

2021-12-24T09:22+0100themalaymailonline (en)

File picture of men shovelling mud from and cleaning the entrance of a shop in Kota Baru as flood levels begin to subside in Kelantan, December 30, 2014. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa. KOTA BARU, Dec 24 — The Kelantan government is prepared to face the eventuality of a bigger flood in the state, said Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob.

Kelantan ready to face bigger floods — MB

2021-12-24T09:15+0100thesundaily (en)

KOTA BHARU : The Kelantan government is prepared to face the eventuality of a bigger flood in the state, said Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob ( pix. He said Kelantan would use its experience in handling the ‘land tsunami’ which hit the state in 2014 to deal with the situation if the state were to....

Perils plan for vehicles

2021-12-24T00:31+0100thestar-my (en)

PETALING JAYA: With the recent flood incidents, many people are now considering to add-on special perils plan for their vehicle insurance. Leven Wong, who has been in the insurance industry for more than 10 years, said there had been a spike in requests for mid-term inclusion of special perils coverage after some states were affected by the floods.

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-23T13:39+0100terradaily (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 23 -- Jordan and Bahrain expressed their condolences to Malaysia following the natural disaster that struck last weekend, causing property destruction as well as loss of life. [ read more ]

2021-12-23T06:16+0100bernama (en)

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 23 -- Jordan and Bahrain expressed their condolences to Malaysia following the natural disaster that struck last weekend, causing property destruction as well as loss of life. Jordanian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Haitham Abu Al Foul, in a statement, also expressed the....

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-23T04:52+0100mizzima (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

14 Dead In Ongoing Malaysia Floods

2021-12-23T03:00+0100haberler-en (en)

At least 14 are dead in floods that have ravaged Malaysia since Saturday, local news reported on Tuesday. Eight bodies have been recovered in the western state of Selangor, where the capital Kuala Lumpur is located, along with six others in the neighboring Pahang state, and four more still reported missing the Bernama news agency reported.

Relieved to be insured

2021-12-23T01:12+0100thestar-my (en)

PETALING JAYA: A car owner is relieved as he had purchased special perils insurance coverage for his vehicle, which ended up getting damaged in the recent floods that hit the Klang Valley. Kevin Lee, 30, said he was lucky as he opted for the add-on package for his vehicle insurance.

Shortfall everywhere

2021-12-23T00:26+0100thesundaily (en)

PETALING JAYA : As more deaths are recorded from the recent floods that swept across nine states, the authorities have come under fire for what critics are saying was shoddy handling of relief efforts. As of 5pm yesterday, the floods had taken 38 lives, the youngest of whom was aged six, and the oldest aged 66.

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T17:57+0100dhakatribune (en)

Members of the Malaysia Civil Defence Department carry a man, who had been trapped as a result of floods, in Shah Alam, Selangor on December 20, 2021 AFP. The death toll from Malaysia's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster.

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T13:21+0100ahram-EN (en)

Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. Selangor , Malaysia 's most densely populated and wealthiest state, encircling the capital Kuala Lumpur, has been one of the worst-hit areas.

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T10:45+0100phys (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

Asean foreign ministers offer condolences to Malaysia, the Philippines over natural disasters

2021-12-22T10:36+0100malaymail (en)

. Flood victims evacuate their homes on boats and on foot in Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam December 20, 2021. — Picture by Hari Anggara. Follow us on and subscribe to our channel for the latest updates. JAKARTA, Dec 22 — Asean Foreign Ministers offered their condolences and support to Malaysia and the....

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T10:26+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

Asean foreign ministers offer condolences to Malaysia, the Philippines over natural disasters

2021-12-22T10:23+0100themalaymailonline (en)

. Flood victims evacuate their homes on boats and on foot in Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam December 20, 2021. — Picture by Hari Anggara. Follow us on and subscribe to our channel for the latest updates. JAKARTA, Dec 22 — Asean Foreign Ministers offered their condolences and support to Malaysia and the....

Iran sympathizes with Malaysians, Filipinos over flood deaths

2021-12-22T09:36+0100parstoday-en (en)

The spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry offered his condolences to the Philippines and Malaysia on the deaths of citizens in recent floods caused by a super typhoon. According to Tasnim news agency, in a statement on Tuesday, Saeed Khatibzadeh offered condolences to the Malaysian and....

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T08:58+0100yahoo-sg (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T08:24+0100news-az (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster, reports citing AFP. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major....

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T08:24+0100brecorder (en)

KUALA LUMPUR: The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads,....

The death toll from Malaysia's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster....

2021-12-22T08:13+0100sinchew (en)

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 22 (AFP) — The death toll from Malaysia ’s worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off....

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T08:02+0100JakartaPost (en)

The death toll from Malaysia 's worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T07:44+0100digitaljournal (en)

The death toll from Malaysia ’s worst floods in years rose to 27 on Wednesday, as a clean-up operation gathered pace and residents assessed the damage unleashed by the disaster. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

22/12/2021 Malaysia floods death toll rises to 27

2021-12-22T07:39+0100rfi-en (en)

Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow at the weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. Selangor -- Malaysia 's most densely populated and wealthiest state, encircling the capital Kuala Lumpur -- has been one of the worst-hit areas.

Singapore contributes US$60,000 for flood and typhoon relief efforts in Malaysia, Philippines

2021-12-22T06:17+0100channelnewsasia (en)

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Government will contribute US$60,000 (S$82,000) as seed money to support the Singapore Red Cross’ public fundraising to aid disaster relief and recovery efforts in Malaysia and the Philippines, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a press statement on Wednesday (Dec 22).

14 Dead In Ongoing Malaysia Floods

2021-12-22T05:57+0100haberler-en (en)

At least 14 are dead in floods that have ravaged Malaysia since Saturday, local news reported on Tuesday. Eight bodies have been recovered in the western state of Selangor, where the capital Kuala Lumpur is located, along with six others in the neighboring Pahang state, and four more still reported missing the Bernama news agency reported.

COMMENT | No excuse for poorly coordinated disaster management Rais Hussin, Ameen Kamal 1h ago ⋅ 12

2021-12-22T02:43+0100malaysiakini-en (en)

COMMENT | The recent flood has shown how the government is more concerned about post-disaster relief than pre-disaster preparedness and delivery. The slew of relief efforts is a good thing, but it is also the “easiest” part of the entire ordeal. Why were the authorities seemingly unprepared despite....

Flood trauma affecting students

2021-12-22T01:12+0100thestar-my (en)

PETALING JAYA: Students living in areas devastated by the floods are having their study plans disrupted as their learning materials were destroyed, while they also deal with other facets of the natural disaster. Laila Najwa Shahrim, 17, said now was not the time to think about her Sijil Pelajaran....

Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (14 - 20 December 2021)

2021-12-21T16:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

PHILIPPINES. Typhoon Rai (locally named Odette) made first landfall on 16 December in Surigao del Norte Province before crossing central-southern Philippines, making landfall in the Visayas and Mindanao Islands, as well as Palawan. Intensifying from a tropical storm to a super typhoon within hours,....

Malaysia floods kill over dozen people, displace thousands

2021-12-21T15:13+0100trtworld (en)

More than 60,000 flood victims across the country have been evacuated from their homes. (AFP) At least 14 have died in floods that have ravaged Malaysia since Saturday. Eight bodies have been recovered in the western state of Selangor, where the capital Kuala Lumpur is located, along with six others....

Fourteen dead in ongoing Malaysia floods

2021-12-21T09:59+0100yenisafak-en (en)

At least 14 are dead in floods that have ravaged Malaysia since Saturday, local news reported on Tuesday. Eight bodies have been recovered in the western state of Selangor, where the capital Kuala Lumpur is located, along with six others in the neighboring Pahang state, and four more still reported missing the Bernama news agency reported.

14 dead in ongoing Malaysia floods

2021-12-21T09:26+0100aa-en (en)

JAKARTA, Indonesia. At least 14 are dead in floods that have ravaged Malaysia since Saturday, local news reported on Tuesday. Eight bodies have been recovered in the western state of Selangor, where the capital Kuala Lumpur is located, along with six others in the neighboring Pahang state, and four....

14 dead in ongoing Malaysia floods

2021-12-21T09:20+0100news-az (en)

At least 14 are dead in floods that have ravaged Malaysia since Saturday, local news reported on Tuesday, reports citing Anadolu Agency. Eight bodies have been recovered in the western state of Selangor, where the capital Kuala Lumpur is located, along with six others in the neighboring Pahang....

Inundaciones en Malasia matan a 5 personas, 41.000 residentes evacuados

2021-12-20T12:30+0100notiulti (es)

Yakarta, CNN Indonesia – Al menos cinco personas murieron y otras 41.000 fueron evacuadas como resultado de desde el fin de semana pasado hasta hoy lunes (20/12). El jefe de policía regional de Shah Alam, Baharudin Mat Taib, dijo que tres de las cinco víctimas fueron encontradas en Taman Sri Muda el lunes.

Singapore Red Cross donates US$100,000 for flood, typhoon relief efforts in Malaysia, Philippines

2021-12-20T10:43+0100channelnewsasia (en)

SINGAPORE: Following flooding in Malaysia and a typhoon in the Philippines, the Singapore Red Cross has pledged a combined US$100,000 (S$136,772) in humanitarian aid to its counterparts in the affected countries. The Malaysian Red Crescent and the Philippine Red Cross will each receive US$50,000 in....

Link all'articolo Nella Malesia occidentale circa 30mila persone hanno dovuto lasciare la propria casa a causa delle inondazioni degli ultimi giorni

2021-12-20T09:40+0100ilpost (it)

Tra sabato e domenica in Malesia circa 30mila persone hanno dovuto lasciare le proprie case a causa di diverse inondazioni provocate dalle forti piogge dei giorni precedenti. A subire i danni maggiori a strade, edifici e case sono state soprattutto le regioni occidentale del paese, dove sono state....

Malasia padece las peores inundaciones de los últimos 100 años

2021-12-20T05:56+0100diariohoy (es)

Malasia se encuentra viviendo horas dramáticas debido al fuerte temporal climático que está azotando la zona. Las enormes lluvias en distintos puntos del país asiático obligaron a que más de 21.000 personas abandonen sus viviendas y pertenencias. Según los expertos, las inundaciones que se están registrando son las peores de los últimos 100 años.

Malaysia's Meteorological dept denies claims it failed to issue rainfall warnings

2021-12-20T04:29+0100tnp-sg (en)

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) Malaysia 's Meteorological Department said it has been providing information and warnings since Dec 11 about the continuous rainfall that caused the massive floods and landslides around the country. This response comes amid claims over social media that the....

Malaysia's Meteorological dept denies claims it failed to issue rainfall warnings

2021-12-20T02:02+0100straitstimesSG (en)

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) Malaysia 's Meteorological Department said it has been providing information and warnings since Dec 11 about the continuous rainfall that caused the massive floods and landslides around the country. This response comes amid claims over social media that the....

Public transport sector comes to the rescue of the needy

2021-12-20T01:05+0100thestar-my (en)

KUALA LUMPUR: Some bigger public transport stations will be turned into temporary relief centres to assist flood victims in the Klang Valley, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. The Transport Minister said his ministry was working on this with the relevant agencies.

Viendo el impacto de las inundaciones de Malasia desde el aire

2021-12-19T16:03+0100notiulti (es)

Reuters | CNN Indonesia. Domingo, 19 dic.2021 19:20 WIB. Yakarta, CNN Indonesia – Las inundaciones en varios puntos de Malasia obligaron a 21.000 residentes a evacuar a lugares más seguros. Una de las áreas que se vio gravemente afectada fue Shah Alam, Selangor. El video tomado por un dron muestra una vivienda sumergida en el agua.

Las lluvias torrenciales inundan las regiones más pobladas de Malasia y obligan a más de 21.000 a evacuar

2021-12-19T16:03+0100notiulti (es)

Las inundaciones causadas por las lluvias torrenciales en Malasia han expulsado a más de 21.000 personas de sus hogares, han cerrado decenas de carreteras y han interrumpido el transporte marítimo. Puntos clave: El aguacero comenzó el viernes por la mañana y continuó hasta el sábado.

Piogge torrenziali in Malesia: in corso le peggiori inondazioni degli ultimi 7 anni, 22mila evacuati [FOTO]

2021-12-19T07:38+0100meteoweb (it)

Oltre 22mila persone sono state evacuate in Malesia a causa della peggiore inondazione degli ultimi 7 anni: lo ha reso noto il governo. Le piogge torrenziali, che cadono da venerdì nel Paese del sud-est asiatico, hanno causato l’innalzamento dei fiumi, che sono esondati inondando di acqua le aree....

Fire Incentive Payment allowance application submitted to JPA - JBPM

2021-12-14T13:01+0100bernama (en)

NILAI, Dec 14 -- The Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (JBPM) has submitted an application to the Public Service Department (JPA) regarding the Fire Incentive Payment (BIB) allowance, said Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid.

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