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Floods: Melaka fully recovers, all PPS closed

MELAKA, Jan 13 — The floods situation in Melaka has fully recovered after the last relief centre (PPS) at Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Mendapat in Jasin was closed at 7 pm today.

Melaka Civil Defence Force (APM) director Lt Col (PA) Cuthbert John Martin, said before it was closed, the PPS was housing 13 victims from three flood-affected families in Kampung Lanchang.

“All the victims were allowed to return home after floodwater in the area receded,” he said when contacted by Bernama.

Overall, a total of 23 PPS were opened since January 1 to relocate 2,744 evacuees from 696 families from Melaka Tengah, Alor Gajah and Jasin districts.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

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