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Malaysia: Flood: 2021/12/17 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/12/17
Country or District Malaysia
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rains that have lasted since 17 December 2021 have caused a series of floods and flash flood in several parts of Malaysia. Flooding in Malaysia has displaced over 40,000 people according to the disaster agency of Malaysia. Kapar in Klang district of Selangor recorded 316 mm of rain in 24 hours to 18 December 2021. In Pahang state, Pekan recorded 364.5 mm and Kuantan 405 mm during the same period.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ECHO 2022/01/03
According to media reports, up to 50 people have died (of which 25 in Selangor, 21 in Pahang and four in Kelantan) and two others are missing.

IFRC 2021/12/28
As of 23 December 2021, 37 deaths have been reported, with some bodies still missing.

ECHO 2021/12/21
33 districts in 8 states are affected by floods with a total of 62,999 people displaced in 430 evacuation centres, 92% in Pahang and Selangor states. 17 casualties have also been reported.

BBC 2021/12/21
At least 14 people have died and tens of thousands are displaced following one of the worst floods Malaysia has seen in decades.

AHA Center 2021/12/21
As of December 21st, 08:00 (UTC+8), The Malaysia’s Agensi Pengurusan Bencana (NADMA) has reported 33 districts in 8 states affected by floods with a total of 62,999 persons displaced in 430 evacuation centres.

Floodlist 2021/12/20
The Bernama news agency reports at least 1 fatality with 10 people missing.