Situation improves in flood-hit areas in Membakut

KOTA KINABALU, The situation in flood-hit areas in the sub-district of Membakut has improved, with only nine victims still at the evacuation centre as at 7pm today.

The Sabah Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM), in a statement here today, said the victims comprising four adults, four children and one baby were at the Membakut Multipurpose Hall.

These evacuees are from three families and the other victims have been allowed to return home after the flood situation improved in their respective areas, the statement said.

Besides APM, personnel from the Fire and Rescue Department, police, Beaufort district office, health office, and Welfare Services Department will also monitor the floods.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)