Overall Green alert Flood
in Malaysia

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1102629
Death: 0
Displaced: 638
Countries: Malaysia
From - To 16 May - 18 May

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Malaysia - Floods (ECHO 24 May 2024)Fri, 24 May 2024 10:05

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting the peninsular Malaysia, in particular the Perak state over the last 24 hours, causing floods that have resulted in population evacuations and damage.
  • The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports, as of 24 May, 130 evacuated people across the Perak Tengah district, southern Perak state.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall with locally very heavy rainfall is still forecast over most of peninsular Malaysia.
Peninsular Malaysia, Mid-May 2024NADMA reported evacuations after flash floods in Kedah and Perak states in Mid-may 2024.Fri 17 May 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 14 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 1

WEEKLY DISASTER UPDATE 13 – 19 May 20242024-05-21T23:21+0200.

REGIONAL SUMMARY: For the twentieth-week of 2024, the ASEAN region experienced 30 disasters, including floods, landslides, storms, wind-related disasters, and volcano. Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam were reportedly affected by
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business Indonesia calls for global action on sustainable water manage ... 2024-05-21T15:26+0200.

JAKARTA, May 21, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Indonesia invites heads of state attending the 10th World Water Forum in Bali to take action to actualize inclusive and sustainable water management. "This (forum) is meant to reaffirm our commitment
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Puchong flood mitigation project expected to complete by year end, say ... 2024-05-21T12:12+0200.

SHAH ALAM, May 21 — The RM5 million flash flood mitigation project in the Puchong area, is slated for completion by the year’s end, Selangor Investment, Trade and Mobility Committee chairman Ng Sze Han said. He said the project which focuse
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ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 20 | 13 – 19 May 20242024-05-20T15:00+0200.

REGIONAL SUMMARY: For the twentieth-week of 2024, the ASEAN region experienced 30 disasters, including floods, landslides, storms, wind-related disasters, and volcano. Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam were reportedly affected by
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),