Number of evacuees rises to 608

Source: The Star Online

BALING: The number of flood victims evacuated to relief centres in the district has risen to 608 people from 106 families.

There were 349 evacuees from 87 families on Friday.

Baling Social Welfare Department officer Syamsul Izrin Isahak said the victims were being housed in several community halls.

He said the Rakan Muda Complex sheltered the highest number of victims at 200 people, followed by Kampung Bawah Gunung (100), Baru Bongor Hall (90) Gua Reban Kindergarten (80), Banggol Derum Hall (76), Kampung Lahar Hall (57), and Charok Sikin Hall (five). Read more