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Malaysia: Flash Flood: 2021/08/17 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/08/17
Country or District Malaysia
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline At least 4 people have died and 2 are still missing after powerful flash floods and landslides swept down the steep hillsides of Gunung Jerai in the Yan District of Kedah State in Malaysia on 17 August 2021.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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FloodList 2021/08/19
Malaysia’s National Disaster Command Centre (NDCC) said that, as of 19 August, a total of 258 people from 72 families had evacuated their homes and were staying in 12 evacuation centres.