Overall Green alert Flood
in Malaysia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101238
Death: 0
Displaced: 14216
Countries: Malaysia
From - To 01 Jan - 03 Jan

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Malaysia, January 2022Further heavy rain fell in Malaysia in early January 2022 affecting Sabah Johor, Pahang, Melaka, Terengganu and Negeri Sembilan in particular. On 02 January NADMA said that 14,459 people were taking shelter at 191 evacuation centres. This event follows the severe flooding in the country in the seond parts of December 2021. Combining figures for the December and January floods, NADMA reported on 02 January that a total of 125,490 people had been displaced but 117,700 had already returned home. Fifty fatalities were reported (25 in Selangor, 21 in Pahang and 4 in Kelantan) and two were missing.Mon 3 Jan 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 12 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Danger of ‘natural calamity’ misnomer2022-01-05T02:05+0100.

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
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Malaysia floods: Focus your energy on relief efforts rather than threa ... 2022-01-04T11:11+0100.

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 n
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Malaysia floods: Focus your energy on relief efforts rather than threa ... 2022-01-04T11:11+0100.

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 n
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Bukit Aman to question FMT journalist over report on Armed Forces’ res ... 2022-01-04T08:07+0100.

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 st
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),