Overall Green alert Flood
in Malaysia

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

GDACS ID FL 1101825
Death: 0
Displaced: 1344
Countries: Malaysia
From - To 24 Jan - 25 Jan

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Malaysia - Floods (ECHO 26 Jan 2023)Thu, 26 Jan 2023 11:49

  • Since 24 January, heavy rain and widespread floods have been affecting parts of Malaysia both the peninsular areas and the Malaysian regions of Borneo Island, resulting in displacement and damage. The most affected states are Johor, Pahang, and Sabah States.
  • According to media reports, more than 5,000 people have been evacuated across several localities of Johor State and more than 6,000 people have been evacuated in Sabah State due to floods.
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain with localized thunderstorms is forecast over eastern peninsular Malaysia and most of the Borneo Regions.
East Malaysia, Late January 2023NADMA reported 251 people were displaced by floods in Kudat and Pitas in Sabah State, Malaysia, on 25 January 2023.Wed 25 Jan 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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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Green Equilibrium – Is climate change the sole cause of floods?2023-01-25T03:26+0100.

WHENEVER there is a flood, we always hear that it is due to climate change. However, rain is part of the equation for Malaysia, a country that thrives within a tropical rainforest climate. Monsoons, El Nino, La Nina and other regional weath
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