Malaysia – Floods (AHA Centre, media, MET Malaysia) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 January 2021)

  • Heavy rain and thunderstorms since 1 January in western and estern Malaysia (notably Johor, Pahang, Terengganu, and Sabah States) have triggered floods.
  • Media report one fatality, while 2 people are missing and roads damaged across Johor, Pahang, and Terengganu.
  • ASEAN’s Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre) reports 4,943 displaced in 51 evacuation centres across Johor and Pahang, 138 people in Terengganu and another 216 in Sabah.
  • More heavy rain is forecast over the entire country over the next 24 hours, with locally very heavy rain over the already affected States.



Source: European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations