Johor royal family to visit flood relief centres from tomorrow

Johor Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar and members of the Johor royal family will visit flood victims. — Picture via Facebook/HRH Crown Prince of Johor
Johor Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar and members of the Johor royal family will visit flood victims. — Picture via Facebook/HRH Crown Prince of Johor

JOHOR BAHRU, Dec 15 — Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar and Permaisuri Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah and other members of the Johor royal family will visit flood victims housed in temporary relief centres (PPS) in the state starting tomorrow.

In a statement posted on his official Facebook page today, Sultan Ibrahim also announced he will be  meeting with representatives of the state government representatives, police and fire and rescue department to discuss the visit.

Sultan Ibrahim also advised affected victims to always follow instructions given by the rescue teams to ensure their safety.

As of 5pm, 5,592 victims from 1,549 families had been housed in 63 relief centres opened in nine districts of the state.

The PPS’ include 10 in Mersing, 14 (Kota Tinggi), 20 (Kluang), 11 (Segamat), two each in Batu Pahat, Kulai and Johor Bahru, and one each in Pontian and Muar. — Bernama

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