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Over 1,000 evacuated due to floods in Johor

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JOHOR BARU, June 21 2020: A total of 1,210 people have been evacuated from their homes in Johor due to floods in five districts following heavy rain which started last night.

State Health and Environment Committee chairman R. Vidyananthan today said the evacuees, from 288 families, were evacuated to 18 flood relief centres in Muar, Batu Pahat, Tangkak, Kluang and Pontian.

He said Pontian recorded the highest number of evacuees, at 349 people, followed by Batu Pahat (343), Muar (276), Kluang (207) and Tangkak (35).

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