Perak flood victims up to 126

Children read a book as they seek shelter at a temporary relief centre at SK Changkat Jong in Teluk Intan October 24, 2019. — Bernama pic
Children read a book as they seek shelter at a temporary relief centre at SK Changkat Jong in Teluk Intan October 24, 2019. — Bernama pic

IPOH, Sept 16 — Perak recorded a slight increase in the number of flood victims this morning, at 126 people compared with 122 last night.

According to the Social Welfare Department's Info Bencana portal, in Kerian, 94 people from 44 families are being housed at two temporary relief centres namely Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Parit Haji Aman and SK Alor Pongsu. 

A Perak Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said 32 people from 20 families were being accommodated at the Datuk Azman Mahalan Community Hall in the Kampar district.

Cloudy weather is reported in most areas in the state this morning. — Bernama

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